Grant Name: Capital Project Grants
One application per year. One project per application.
- An organization may apply for both a Capital Project Grant and a Community Gaming Grant or PAC/DPAC Grant in the same year.
- Only one Capital Project Grant may be awarded per project. Successful applicants may not apply for additional funding for the same project in a subsequent year.
Apply between June 1, 2021, and July 31, 2021.
Notification expected by late Fall 2021
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.
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 2021 Capital Projects Sector Guide (PDF, 595KB).
Capital projects that demonstrate public accessibility and widespread community benefit. Projects must fall into one of the three project categories (facilities, community infrastructure and acquisitions) and must have a total cost of $20,000 to $1,250,000.
See Section 2.2 of the 2021 Capital Projects Sector Guide for complete project eligibility criteria
Applicants must demonstrate that they have matching funds available to complete the proposed capital project.
See Section 2.3 of the 2021 Capital Projects Sector Guide for complete financial eligibility criteria.
How to Apply?
Step 1: Confirm Eligibility
Check that your organization is eligible to apply for a Capital Project Grant by reviewing the applicable Capital Project Sector Guide.
- The 2021 Capital Projects Sector Guide (PDF, 595KB) and Conditions for a Community Gaming Grant (PDF, 181KB) apply to all Capital Project Grant applications received during 2021.
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.
Step 2: Determine when to apply
The 2021 Capital Project Sector application intake opens June 1, 2021 and closes July 31, 2021 with final notification expected by late Fall 2021.
Step 3: Prepare for your application
There are several helpful online resources to support applicants to prepare for and submit an online application for a Capital Project Grant.
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 6 of the 2021 Capital Projects Sector Guide (PDF, 595KB) 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.
Step 4: Start and Submit your application
Go to the Online Service page to start your online application (look for the “Launch Online Service” button).
The online application must be completed and submitted in one sitting, as the system will time out after approximately 60 minutes. If the system times out, attempting to submit the application may result in an error, and the information entered into the online application may be lost.
We recommend planning to spend 30 – 60 minutes to complete the online application for a Capital Project Grant.
NOTE: Only online applications will be accepted. Mailed, faxed or emailed applications will NOT be accepted.
Step 5: Submit supporting documents
Ensure that all required supporting documents are uploaded to the online application, at the time of application. Supporting documents for Capital Project Grant applications will not be accepted by email.
Step 6: Wait for your application decision
Applicants will be notified by email in late Fall, 2021.
Please ensure that your email is set to allow messages sent from the Gaming Online Service system (see our Email Tips page).
If you have questions about your application, you may Contact Us by phone or email.
Funding may be provided up to a maximum of $250,000, providing between 20 and 50 per cent of the total estimated project cost. *Applications for projects or acquisitions which are needed in order to modify how programs and services are delivered as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic, or which will support organizations that have experienced an increase in demand for programs and services as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic, may be approved for up to 80 per cent of the total cost of a project, to a maximum of $250,000.