Northern Development administers a variety of programs on behalf of other organizations. Please review the programs and get in touch with us if you have any questions or need any assistance in determining which program is best suited to your needs.
The BC Hydro GO Fund is providing support to Peace Region Community Non-Profits to Generate Opportunities. The fund will provide $800,000 over eight years to community non-profit organizations in the Peace Region during construction of the Site C Clean Energy Project. Non-profit organizations supporting children, families and seniors will be eligible to apply for individual grants up to $10,000 per year.
As part of the Site C Agricultural Mitigation and Compensation Plan, BC Hydro has established a $20 million fund to support agricultural production and related economic activity in the Peace Region.
The current objective of the multi-year Connecting British Columbia program is to accelerate the delivery of high-speed internet connectivity at minimum target speeds of 50 megabits per second (Mbps) down and 10 Mbps up to homes and businesses in rural communities in B.C. Applications that are able to demonstrate the ability to support the target of 50/10Mbps are highly preferred. There are three funding streams currently available to support projects that seek to increase connectivity throughout B.C.