Community Gaming Grants Program
Update: please note that due to processing delays, all grant applicants in the Public Safety and Environment sectors will receive final notifications by mid-January 2023. We apologize for any inconvenience.
The Community Gaming Grants program distributes $140 million annually from commercial gambling revenues, to not-for-profit organizations. Grants support the delivery of ongoing programs and the completion of capital projects that directly benefit communities throughout B.C. Explore online resources and learn more about the available grants.
Three different types of grants are available through the Community Gaming Grants program. The links below provide additional information and resources specific to each type of grant:
- Community Gaming Grants provide funding to not-for-profit organizations, to support the delivery of accessible and inclusive programs and services to their communities.
- Parent Advisory Council (PAC) and District Parent Advisory Council (DPAC) Grants provide funding to PACs and DPACs, to benefit K-12 students through enhanced extracurricular opportunities and increased parent and community engagement.
- Capital Project Grants provide funding to not-for-profit organizations, to support the completion of capital projects that provide significant benefit to the community.
Online Application Resources (including pre-application checklists, example documents, and application tutorials) are provided to support applicants through the process of preparing and submitting an online application for funding.
Other important documents and forms (e.g. program guidelines, conditions, financial reporting forms, etc.) and program information (including Frequently Asked Questions) are also available on the Documents, Forms & Checklists page.
Applications for Community Gaming Grants, PAC/DPAC Grants and Capital Project Grants must be submitted online, through the Gaming Online Service.
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If you have questions or comments about the information and resources provided on this website, or about an application you have submitted, you may contact the Branch by phone or email. For complete contact information, please see the Contact Us page.