Rural Economic Development Grant

Application Deadline

The Regional District of North Okanagan allocates grant funding to community organizations throughout the calendar year that intend to complete projects that support economic development within Electoral Areas B, C, D, E, and F. 

Innovation and collaboration across sectors and interests are encouraged.

Project Grant funds may be requested for up to 80% of the total cost of a project. 100% funding can be requested, but may not exceed $10,000. 


Eligibility Requirements

  • Applicant must have an independent, active governing body composed of volunteers (i.e. Board of Directors).

  • If registered, the applicant must be in good standing with the B.C. Registrar of Societies and must have operated for at least one fiscal year.

  • The following are ineligible:

    • Individual(s);

    • Political parties and advocacy groups;

    • Religious groups;

    • Third parties raising funds solely for charity or their own purposes.