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.

Chilliwack River Valley Grant-in-Aid

The provincial government has provided the FVRD with a one-time grant of $200,000. The money is designated for the costs associated with the Chilliwack River Valley cleanup of abandoned encampments, including tipping fees for refuse, removal of destroyed vehicles, or rental of containers to remove debris.

To apply, please submit a completed Electoral Area Grant-in-Aid application form to

Things to Remember on Your Application

  • Please write on your application that you are applying for the Chilliwack River Valley Cleanup Grant Funding; otherwise, your application may experience an unnecessary delay.
  • Indicate how the cleanup will meet the funding guidelines (example: cleanup of abandoned encampments)
  • Applications will be ongoing until the one-time funding runs out. 
  • Apply prior to your cleanup work takes place.

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.