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Stay in the loop on everything as it happens: new funding programs, new resources, new guide features. If it’s new and if it can simplify your search for funding, it’s all right here.

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Celebrating Two Years Since Launch!

The BC Community Climate Funding Guide has officially been live for two years! Our analytics show that in the last 12 months our website has been visited almost 10,300 times, an increase of almost 50% over the same period last year, by 6,500 unique people from all over B.C. and even some places in Alberta…

New Resource Added to the Site: How-to Videos!

Six instructional videos were recently added to the Funding Guide website to help explain the features of the site and offer tips to help you find relevant funding for your climate action projects.  We hope these videos support you in using the Funding Guide! 

Did you know that your energy project might make you a public utility?

In B.C., public utilities are regulated by BC Utilities Commission (BCUC) under the Utilities Commission Act. A public utility, as defined by the Utilities Commission Act, consists of any person or entity that owns or operates equipment or facilities for the production, generation, storage, transmission, sale, delivery or provision of electricity, natural gas, steam, or…

Partnership between The Canada Infrastructure Bank and Efficiency Capital to provide innovative financing for retrofit projects

Recently, The Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) announced a commitment to invest up to $50 million into Efficiency Capital’s Commercial Building Retrofit Initiative. Through this program, Efficiency Capital works with building owners to identify potential energy-saving upgrade projects, and provides upfront financing to implement them. Any energy cost savings from the upgrades are used to pay…

The CleanBC Roadmap to 2030 has been released

The CleanBC Roadmap to 2030 was released in Fall 2021 and builds on work already being done to accelerate climate action through the CleanBC strategy (released in 2018). The Roadmap explores new pathways to get the province on track to a net-zero economy: low-carbon energy, transportation, buildings, communities, industry, forest bioeconomy, agriculture, aquaculture and fisheries, and negative emissions technologies.    Indigenous and…

Welcome to the Community Climate Funding Guide

We are pleased to announce the release of the new Community Climate Funding Guide. This guide is the culmination of months of work from a dedicated and passionate team. Through the course of engagement with communities we have been aware for a while that the funding landscape can be a challenge to navigate. Our hope…