BC Community Climate Funding Guide
for Indigenous communities & local governments
An all-in-one guide of funding opportunities for climate action projects in your community.
You spoke, we listened
We have heard loud and clear that finding the right funding can be a challenge.
This guide was created to simplify your search for funding and to quickly connect you to the next opportunity to fund your community project. It’s a one-stop resource to find the best programs available to match projects that increase sustainable energy use and prepare for a changing climate.
Our goal and scope
To provide a comprehensive list of funding opportunities for Indigenous communities and local governments to reach their climate action goals. All programs listed in the guide are eligible for applications from Indigenous communities or local governments; programs for individuals and businesses are not listed.
- BC Indigenous Clean Energy Initiative (BCICEI) Program Open and Accepting Applications until January 18, 2023The 2022/23 BC Indigenous Clean Energy Initiative (BCICEI), funded by New Relationship Trust (NRT), is now accepting applications. The BCICEI provides support and capacity-building funds to Indigenous communities working on the development of clean energy projects. BCICEI funding will enable the implementation of cost-effective clean energy and efficiency projects through support for: The initiative will…
- First Nations Clean Energy Business Fund (FNCEBF) January 2023 Intake Deferred to April 2023The January 2023 intake of the First Nations Clean Energy Business Fund (FNCEBF) has been deferred until April 2023. The new deadline to submit applications is April 30, 2023. Please reach out to FNCEBF.MIRR@gov.bc.ca with any questions or concerns. The FNCEBF promotes increased Indigenous community participation in the clean energy sector within their asserted traditional territories…