Provincial Funding for French Language Services

Overview

The provincial funding for French language services supports Francophone and Francophile non-profit organizations with the implementation of initiatives that will improve the lives of French-speaking British Columbians. Learn more about the projects supported from 2018 to 2020 (PDF).

Eligibility

Organizations eligible to apply must:

  • Be a not-for-profit organization providing a service or program to B.C. Francophones and/or Francophiles
  • Demonstrate their capacity to deliver the project
  • Demonstrate the financial sustainability of the project

Please note that an organization can submit more than one application.

Funding Criteria

Eligible projects must:

  • Align with B.C. government priorities:
    • Investing in people
    • Strengthening communities
    • Supporting jobs
  • Respond to a community need
  • Show a diversity of revenue streams
  • Demonstrate that administrative expenses (including salaries and space rental) do not exceed 40 percent of the requested amount under the provincial funding French language services
  • Describe how the project will reach its target audience(s)
  • Describe expected measurable results

Preference may be given to projects that:

  • Provide direct benefits to Francophones and/or Francophiles
  • Are delivered in collaboration with other non-profit organizations
  • Reach a broad geographic area
  • Encourage a diverse and inclusive community
  • Generate knowledge or resources that will be shared with others

Application Process

All information entered on the application form need to relate exclusively to your organization. 

  • Personal information should not be entered on the form
  • Please refrain from providing any unique personal identifiers pertaining to other private citizens or third-parties
  1. If your organization and project are eligible for funding, fill the application form (PDF)
    If you have any questions, please contact us before submitting your application

Note: the application deadline for the fiscal year 2021-2022 was April 15, 2021. You can visit this page periodically for information about possible future calls for funding applications.