Funding & Resources Update

Each month we provide an update on UBCM funding programs and information on other programs or resources that may be of interest to local governments and First Nations.

Funding

Gas Tax Program Services: The second of two Community Works Fund payments will be transferred to all local governments in early December. This payment will see approximately $50 million in federal Gas Tax funding distributed directly to Local Governments for infrastructure priorities throughout BC.

Resources

Sustainable Communities Conference: This year’s FCM conference is in Ottawa February 9-11, 2016, offering a leading-edge program of proven solutions and innovative insights to deliver sustainable cities and communities. Register before December 7 and save $100.

Southern Interior Development Initiative Trust: The SIDIT grant program provides non-repayable grant funding for municipalities, regional districts, First Nations, registered non-profit societies, institutions, and industry associations to support regionally strategic investments in economic  development projects that will have long-lasting and measurable benefits for  the Southern Interior.

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