Grant-in-Aid Programs

The Fraser Valley Regional District's Grant-in-Aid programs support cultural, environmental, charitable, and recreational service activities as well as special events that benefit the community.

Electoral Area Grant-in-Aid

Grant funding is available each year to non-profit community groups or individuals who provide a service or benefit to their Electoral Area community.

Criteria and eligibility requirements are outlined in the Electoral Area Grant-in-Aid Policy & Application Form. Submit your completed application form to or to your Electoral Area Director. Applications for the Electoral Area Grant-in-Aid program may be made at any time. 

Regional Grant-in-Aid

Registered non-profit organizations or community groups based in the FVRD can apply for funding to support projects that provide a region-wide benefit.

The annual application intake deadline is August 31. The FVRD Board determines the amount awarded each year and a maximum total annual budget of $50,000 has been approved for allocation. Criteria and eligibility requirements are outlined in the Regional Grant-in-Aid Policy & Application Form. Submit your completed application form to by August 31.

Annual Regional Grant-in-Aid Process
Date FVRD Responsibility Applicant Responsibility
May 1 – August 31 The application period is open for Regional Grant-in-Aid Review the Regional Grant-In-Aid Policy and application form.

Note: When preparing your budget please note that grant money will be awarded in March of the following year.
August 31  Deadline for applications Ensure your application form is complete.

September - November

FVRD Finance Department reviews applications for eligibility and presents eligible applications to the FVRD Board.


The FVRD Board reviews applications and approves the amount of funding.

FVRD will inform applicants that their applications have been received.

The FVRD Board to review the applications and decide which to support and in what amount. 


Applicants will be notified of the FVRD Board decision.

November - March

Successful applications are included in the budget process which concludes on March 31.

Once the FVRD Board approves the budget in March, applicants will be contacted and cheques will be sent out in April.