Local Government Program Services

The following programs and services are available through Local Government Program Services:

Age-friendly Communities
(formerly Seniors' Housing & Support Initiative)

  • Applications under the 2018 Age-friendly Communities program are currently under review.
  • Grants under the 2017 program have been awarded. Final reports are due by January 31, 2018.

Asset Management Planning Program

  • Applications are now being accepted for 2017/18 training subsidies.  
  • Applications are now being accepted for the 2018 Asset Management Planning program.  The next application review date is March 31, 2018.
  • Grants under the 2017 program have been awarded.  Final reports are due by January 31, 2018.

Community Emergency Preparedness Fund

  • Program & Application guides are now availble for:
    • Flood Risk Assessment, Flood Mapping & Flood Mitigation Planning
    • Emergency Social Services 
    • Emergency Operations Centres & Training - Application deadline: February 2, 2018
    • Structural Flood Mitigation -  Application deadline: April 13, 2018

Regional Community to Community Forum Program

  • Grants under the 2017/18 Fall intake have been awarded.
  • Grants under the 2017/18 Spring and Summer C2C intakes have been awarded.  Final reports are due no later than April 30, 2018

Strategic Wildfire Prevention Initiative

  • Updated program guides (March 2017) are now available for all funding streams.  A summary of changes [PDF - 252 KB] is now available.
  • The 2018 program is currently under review

Structural Protection Units


For general information on grant administration for Local Government Program Services, please refer to the Terms & Conditions [PDF - 87 KB], or contact Local Government Program Services at (250) 356-2947 or lgps@ubcm.ca.

For information on older programs that are no longer offering funding, please visit the Closed Programs section.

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