Round Two: Applications open May 14 - June 25, 2021
Applications for Round 1 are now closed. We have received a significant volume of applications for the first round of the Healthy Communities Initiative. Reviews are currently underway and applicants will receive an update of when they can expect results.
The CHCI will help communities respond to immediate needs caused by the pandemic and help with recovery programs.
Funding will support small-scale local projects to adapt public infrastructure to COVID-19. Funding ranging from $5,000-$100,000 is available for projects that:
- create safe and vibrant public spaces,
- improve mobility options and/or
- provide innovative digital solutions to connect people and improve health.
A total of $970,000 is available for the BC Central, North and Vancouver Island Region. 40% will be allocated through the first funding call and 60% through the second.
Applications for large projects ranging from $100,000 to 250,000 are also open, check here for more details.