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New funding program supports heritage projects

The provincial government announced a new funding program that may be of interest to our members. Learn more here.

Under the Community Economic Recovery Infrastructure Program (CERIP), the Province is committing up to $100 million to support community economic resilience, tourism, heritage, and urban and rural economic development projects. 

The projects will help communities impacted by COVID-19 and support B.C.’s post-pandemic economic recovery.

Eligible applicants can receive a one-time, 100% funded provincial grant to support four key streams:

  • Community Economic Resilience
  • Destination Development
  • Unique Heritage Infrastructure
  • Rural Economic Recovery

Review each stream for specific funding cap information. All funds will be paid out by March 31, 2021. Projects must start by Dec. 31, 2021 and end by March 31, 2023.