The Grant Writing Support program provides annual funding to support a grant writing position in a local government or First Nation band. The grant writer supports communities by preparing funding applications to agencies, foundations and government programs in order to access more funding dollars to support economic development projects and initiatives.
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Up to $8,000 to a maximum 76% of eligible grant writer wages each calendar year. Northern Development provides a total of $432,000 in annual funding to support 54 grant writing positions across central and northern B.C. each year. Please note that there are a limited number of spots available each year.
Applications are accepted starting November 1 but must be received prior to midnight on January 31 to be eligible for consideration in that funding year.
If you’d like to discuss your project in further detail with Northern Development staff, please contact us by email, phone, or filling out the form below. Also, we encourage you to reach out to us if you think you are eligible for funding for categories that are not specified here.