Discretionary Grants-in-Aid

The Grant-in-Aid program was established to provide Regional Council a means to provide financial assistance to individuals, groups and organizations planning programs and events for the Community. The NRRM Grant-in-Aid Policy outlines funding eligibility.

Application Process

All applications must be submitted in writing to the Corporate Services Department using the Grant-in-Aid Application Form.  You must provide a clearly detailed budget showing anticipated revenues and expenses.

Quarterly intakes: Deadline for applications is 60 days prior to the Quarter the event is scheduled to be held.

Please Note: Applications will NOT be considered for commitments or expenses incurred prior to approval of the grant.

Grant-in-Aid Application Deadlines

Application Intakes are quarterly with the deadline for applications being 60 days prior to the quarter the event is scheduled to be held.

QuarterTime PeriodApplication Deadline
1st Quarter January - March October 31
2nd Quarter April - June January 31
3rd Quarter July - September April 30
4th Quarter October - December July 31

As funding permits, assistance will be considered based on the following priorities:

  • Youth Programs/events
  • Senior Programs/events
  • Programs/events with a clear benefit to disadvantaged members of the community
  • Programs/events designed to improve economic, social and/or environmental well-being of the community

There must be a demonstrated financial need to justify the request. Individual Grant-in-Aid allocations will be a maximum amount of $1,000 and shall be for no more than one third of the anticipated total cost of the event/program.

Applications will be considered only for non-profit organizations operating within the community or contributing to the general interest, health and/or welfare of the community in its entirety.

For more information or assistance with the application process, please see the NRRM Grant-in-Aid Policy or contact Corporate Services.

Grant-in-Aid APPLICATION


Business Facade Improvement Program

The Business Facade Improvement Program was cancelled for 2021 to create the new COVID-19 Business Reopening Funding Program.  More information is available at Invest Northern Rockies.


COVID-19 Business Reopening Funding Program

The COVID-19 Business Reopening Funding Program assists businesses reopening under new WorkSafeBC guidelines and provincial health orders. The program is now CLOSED as the full $20,000 in funding has been distributed to 42 successful applicants.


 

This funding program assists businesses reopening under WorkSafe BC guidelines and Provincial Orders. Applications accepted on a first come first serve basis.

The program is now closed as the full $20,000 in funding has been distributed among 42 successful businesses.

This funding program assists businesses reopening under WorkSafe BC guidelines and Provincial Orders. Applications accepted on a first come first serve basis.

The program is now closed as the full $20,000 in funding has been distributed among 42 successful businesses.

This funding program assists businesses reopening under WorkSafe BC guidelines and Provincial Orders. Applications accepted on a first come first serve basis. The program is now closed as the full $20,000 in funding has been distributed among 42 successful businesses.