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Funding Opportunities

District of Hudson's Hope
Community Development

BC Hydro GO Fund

Northern Development Initiative Trust
About

The BC Hydro GO Fund is providing support to Peace Region Community Non-Profits to Generate Opportunities. The BC Hydro GO Fund is a program administered by Northern Development Initiative Trust (Northern Development) on behalf of BC Hydro. The Fund will provide $100,000 per year of construction of the Site C Clean Energy Project to community non-profit organizations. 


Features and benefits of the program
  • Supports non-profit organizations providing important community services and programs 

  • Provides a source of funding to assist in organizational capacity and program implementation 

  • An efficient approval process for complete and well documented applications 

Objective

The purpose of the program is to reduce inequities through financial grants to local non-profit organizations that provide services to children, families, and seniors. The BC Hydro GO Fund is targeted to support non-profit organizations serving the communities of Fort St. John, Hudson’s Hope, Taylor, Chetwynd, and residents of Peace River Regional District (Electoral Areas B, C and E). Funding decisions will be made by a regional committee with appointees from the communities and rural areas that the Fund is serving.

Funding

Maximum $10,000 available up to 100% of total budget costs

Application Period

Quarterly intake

Application Deadline - August 9, 2024

Eligible Applicants

Non-profit organizations supporting children, families and seniors. 


The BC Hydro GO Fund is targeted to support non-profit organizations serving the communities of Fort St. John, Hudson’s Hope, Taylor, Chetwynd, and residents of Peace River Regional District (Electoral Areas B, C and E). Funding decisions will be made by a regional committee with appointees from the communities and rural areas that the Fund is serving.

Eligibility

Provide programming to residents in the designated local communities and rural areas in the Peace Region including Fort St. John, Hudson’s Hope, Taylor, Chetwynd, Peace River Regional District (Electoral Areas B, C and E). 


Terms

The maximum allowable grant is $10,000. Previously funded projects or programs are subject to the following funding terms: 

  • Second application for the same project or program: grant funding to a maximum of 75% of the eligible project budget, up to $7,500 

  • Third application for the same project or program: grant funding to a maximum of 50% of the eligible project budget, up to $5,000 

  • Maximum allowable approved applications for the same project or program is three (3)

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