Economic Diversification Infrastructure

Program overview

The Economic Diversification Infrastructure program provides up to $250,000 in funding for municipalities, regional districts, First Nations and non-profit organizations in Northern Development’s service area for projects that significantly strengthen the local economy via a major capital investment.

The program specifically targets funding for public multi-use facilities or capital investments that drive revenue and job creation and provide a long-term asset for the community.

Municipalities, regional districts, First Nations bands and registered non-profit organizations are eligible to apply to the program via Northern Development’s four regional development accounts.

Features and benefits of the program

  • The program supports the diversification of local and regional economies through investment in major facilities that create a lasting asset for a community.
  • The program also provides funding for public facilities and capital investments that directly creates new jobs and increases revenue in central and northern British Columbia.
  • The program is geared toward municipalities, regional districts, First Nations bands and registered non-profit organizations across central and northern British Columbia, particularly those located in small communities and rural areas.
  • Northern Development provides timely response to funding applications and rebate claims for communities and non-profits that wish to access funding through the program.

Objective

To support the construction of public multi-use facilities or capital investments that drive revenue and job creation and provide a long-term asset for the community.

Apply for funding

Prior to submitting an application for funding, please review the application guide and following documents in detail.  Please note that only complete application forms will be accepted.

Complete application forms with all required attachments should be provided electronically to Northern Development by email. Email: info@northerndevelopment.bc.ca

Self-Assessment Tool

In an effort to assist you in determining if your application is qualified for funding, we have provided a self-assessment tool.  The self-assessment tool has been created using Microsoft Excel.  Please contact Northern Development staff to discuss your project in further detail.

Please contact Northern Development staff to discuss your project in further detail.

Phone : (250) 561-2525
Email:  info@northerndevelopment.bc.ca