Capital Project Grants
The Community Gaming Grants program distributes $5 million per year to capital projects with a total cost of more than $20,000 undertaken by eligible not-for-profit organizations.
Detailed information on Capital Project Grants is provided in the Capital Projects Sector Guide (PDF).
Not-for-profit organizations providing programs or services of direct benefit to the broader community. Details provided in Section 2.1 of the Capital Projects Sector Guide (PDF).
Please note that organizations that have never applied for a Community Gaming Grant or a Gambling Event Licence before must call and register with the Community Gaming Grants Branch at 250 356-1081. First-time applicants will be unable to complete an online application for a Capital Project Grant without registering with the Branch first.
|Viable capital projects that are primarily for community benefit and are accessible to the public will be considered in three categories:
|Financial Eligibility||Applicants must have matching funds.|
|Grant Amount||Up to $250,000 per project, for up to 50 per cent of total project costs.
A maximum of one Capital Project Grant will be awarded per project. Successful applicants are ineligible to re-apply for additional funding for the same project in subsequent years.
|Application||One application per organization per year.
An organization may apply for both a Capital Project Grant and a Community Gaming Grant/PAC & DPAC Grant in the same year.
|Application Period||Apply from Aug 1 to Sept 30
Final notification*: Dec 31
*Final notification date is the latest date that applicants will be notified about the result of their application.
|Processing Time||Applicants will be notified by the appropriate final notification date (see above).|
An informational webinar on the new Capital Projects Sector was hosted on August 1, 2017. The recording of the webinar, including participant questions, is available to view online below:
Additional information, documents, and forms related to the Capital Project Grants Sector are available in this section. Click below to see more information about these resources. Click "expand all" if you want to see all of the information or if you want to print this page.
The document below is intended to help you gather the correct information before you start your online application.
This document provides a step-by-step preview of what you will see during your online application for a Capital Project Grant. It includes application instructions as well as tips and suggestions for completing your application.
This document includes commonly asked questions about using the Gaming Online Service website to apply for a Capital Projects Grant and understanding the Sector Guide.
The documents below are examples of financial documents that you will be asked to provide during your online application. These types of documents are referenced in the pre-application checklists.
- Example: Organization Balance Sheet (PDF)
- Example: Organization Revenue and Expense Statement (PDF)
- Example: Organization Budget (PDF)
This document is the authoritative guide to eligibility, the application process, assessment criteria and the appropriate use of funds.
Capital Project Grants Presentation:
These PowerPoint slides provide an overview of the Capital Projects Sector in presentation format.
To inquire about Capital Project Grant applications, please use the email and phone contact information below.