Capital Project Grants
Capital Project Grants provide $5 million annually to not-for-profit organizations throughout B.C., to support the completion of inclusive, accessible capital projects that meet community-identified needs and priorities. This page includes information about these grants, including eligibility criteria, grant amounts, how and when to apply and more.
2023 Program Update
The intake for applications opens June 5 and closes August 3, 2023.
The award notification date for capital projects has been adjusted to December 31.
The repatriation of Indigenous cultural belongings and ancestral remains has been added as an additional category of eligible capital projects. Eligible applicants are not-for-profit organizations that are looking to send or receive Indigenous cultural belongings and/or ancestral remains. Funding provided will support transportation, travel and ceremonial costs in projects that are ready to implement.
As COVID-19 health restrictions have been lifted in the province, all reference to COVID-19 has been removed from the program guidelines. Other minor updates have been made to improve the overall readability and clarity of the Capital Project Grant Guidelines.
Learn more about Capital Project Grants:
|Organization Eligibility||Not-for-profit organizations that provide programs or services that benefit the community, who are completing a capital project intended to enhance quality of life in their community.
Details provided in Section 2.1 of the Capital Projects Grant Guidelines.
|Project Eligibility||Capital projects that demonstrate public accessibility and widespread community benefit. Projects must fall into one of the four project categories (facilities, community infrastructure, acquisitions and repatriation) and must have a total cost of $20,000 to $1,250,000.
See Section 2.2 of the Capital Projects Sector Guide for complete project eligibility criteria
|Financial Eligibility||Applicants must demonstrate that they have matching funds available to complete the proposed capital project.
See Section 2.3 of the Capital Projects Sector Guide for complete financial eligibility criteria.
|Grant Amount||Funding may be provided up to a maximum of $250,000; providing between 20 and 50 per cent of the total estimated project cost.|
|Application||One application per year. One project per application.
|Application Period||Apply between June 5 and August 3, 2023.
Notification expected by December 31, 2023.
Click below to see information about each step of the Community Gaming Grant application process. Click "expand all" if you want to see all of the steps or if you want to print this page.
- The Capital Projects Grant Guidelines and Conditions for a Community Gaming Grant apply to all Capital Project Grant applications received during 2023.
Applicants are encouraged to read the guideline and conditions documents in full, as they contain important information about eligibility, application requirements, the use of grant funds and the responsibilities of grant recipients.
Before beginning the online application for a Capital Project Grant, please review the pre-application checklist to ensure that you have all required information and documentation available to refer to or to upload to the application. This preparation will make applying faster and easier.
- See Section 5 of the Capital Projects Grant Guidelines for the Capital Project Grant: Pre-Application Checklist.
The documents below are examples of financial documents that you may 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 provides an overview of what you will see when completing the online application.
Frequently Asked Questions:
These documents include commonly asked questions about the Community Gaming Grants: Program Guidelines, as well as questions about using the Online Service system to apply for a grant.
Watch the 2023 Capital Project Grants Webinar
See a list of previous Capital Project Grant recipients, with a brief description of each approved project.
Additional helpful information and online resources related to the Community Gaming Grants program are available on the Documents, Forms & Checklists page, including:
- Guidelines and Conditions Documents
- Example Documents
- Frequently Asked Questions
- Financial Reporting (forms and examples)
- Audit Information
- Reporting Wrongdoing