The following is a list of grant databases which contain information about grant funding opportunities available to municipal governments, non-profit organizations, and First Nations groups. The grant databases are updated continuously, and new grants are generally added as soon as application details are made public.
British Columbia funding databases
Civic Info B.C. grants database
Lists only grants available to B.C. local governments, and it does not include grant opportunities for other community-based groups.
The ENP funding program provides matching grants to non-profit organizations in B.C. that are interested in starting or expanding a business. ENP program funding enables organizations to conduct planning activities related to the development or growth of a business venture.
Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako
If you are a member of a non-profit society looking for funding assistance for a particular project or program, the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako can offer support.
Province of B.C. Grant Tool
Grants are a rich resource for funding. Use this grant search tool to connect with a wide range of funding opportunities. You can narrow the search by grant description, name, subject area or the application deadline.
Canada-wide funding databases
Aboriginal Canada portal funding tool
List funding available specifically for Aboriginal peoples in Canada.
Charity village grant-giving foundations
Free listing of Canadian nonprofits and charities that give grants.
Fundsnet: Canada foundations and grants
Lists Canadian foundations and grants.
Philanthropic Foundations Canada members list
Lists members of PFC, an association of Canadian grant making foundations.
Houses over 200 funds; focused on the environment, social justice, and increasing the impact of Canada’s leading charities and non-profits.
BIG Online and FoundationSearch Canada
Canada Grants Service
Sells databases on book & CD, lists grants and assistance programs from the federal and provincial governments and private sources.
Imagine Canada’s directory to foundations and corporations
Canada’s largest & most accurate bilingual fundraising database, with over 3,100 foundations, 150 corporations, and 90,000 indexed grants.
Community Foundations of Canada
Community foundations are funds established to support charitable organizations within a specified geographic area or community.
Serves Houston, Telkwa, Smithers and New Hazelton.
BC Interior Community Foundation
Serves the Thompson, Nicola and South Cariboo regions.
Serves the city of Prince George.
Prince Rupert Regional
Serves Prince Rupert and the Skeena-Queen Charlotte Regional District.
Serves Quesnel and the north Cariboo region.
Serves all of B.C.
B.C. Institute of Technology online fundraising courses
BCIT is now offering two online courses in fundraising: FUND1215 Essentials of Fundraising ($415) and FUND2316 Grant and Proposal Writing ($260, requires that you take FUND1215 first).
Canada Revenue Agency charities
Technical advice on charity operation and a database of registered charities.
Canada’s Rural Partnership
Provides rural communities and regions with the information, tools and services needed to adapt to change and take advantage of unused potential.
Canadian fundraising and philanthropy
News, trends, tips and analysis of developments in fundraising and nonprofit management.
Civic Info BC
An award-winning co-operative information service that facilitates the free and open exchange of B.C. local government information.
Dedicated to community-driven economic development within the following service areas:
- CFDC of 16/37
Serves Atlin, Dease Lake, Kitimat, New Hazelton, Stewart and Terrace.
- CFDC of Cariboo Chilcotin
Serves 100 Mile House, Bella Coola and William’s Lake.
- CFDC of Central Interior First Nations
Serves the native population in Ashcroft, Cache Creek, Clinton, Lillooet, Logan Lake and Lytton.
- CFDC of Fraser Fort George
Serves Mackenzie, McBride, Prince George and Valemount.
- CFDC of Haida Gwaii
Serves Haida Gwaii.
- CFDC of Nadina
Serves Burns Lake, Houston, Smithers and Telkwa.
- CFDC of North Cariboo
- CFDC of Stuart Nechako
Serves Fort St. James, Fraser Lake and Vanderhoof.
- CFDC of Sun Country
Serves Ashcroft, Cache Creek, Clinton, Lillooet, Logan Lake and Lytton.
- CFDC of the Pacific Northwest
Serves Prince Rupert and Port Edward.
- CFDC of Peace Liard
Serves Chetwynd, Dawson Creek, Fort Nelson, Fort St. John, Hudson’s Hope, Pouce Coupe, Taylor and Tumbler Ridge.
Largest collection of online nonprofit resources in Canada.
The Canadian Book of Charities
Comprehensive online resources and tools to help integrate the power of the internet into your charity’s strategic planning.
Association of volunteer centres, organizations and individuals working together to strengthen the growth and development of voluntary action in B.C.