Since 1981, HCTF has provided over $155 Million dollars in grant money to more than 2500 conservation projects across BC. The following table provides an overview of the different HCTF grants available: you can click on the grant name for more information and how to apply.
Still not sure which grant to apply for? Download our HCTF Grant Comparison Sheet for side-by-side comparision of some of our grant types.
|Grant||Who is eligible?||Type of Activities Funded||Application Deadlines 2016|
|HCTF Enhancement & Restoration Grants||Any individual, group or agency that has a good idea to help fish, wildlife or habitat in British Columbia.||Projects that focus on freshwater wild fish, native wildlife species and their habitats, have the potential to achieve a significant conservation outcome, while maintaining or enhance opportunities for fishing, hunting, trapping, wildlife viewing and associated outdoor recreational activities.||Nov 2nd, 2017, 4:30 PM PST|
|Burrard Inlet Restoration Pilot Program||Any individual, group or agency that has a good idea to help fish, wildlife or habitat in BC.||Projects that restore and enhance estuarine, intertidal and near shore riparian habitats in and around Burrard Inlet. Projects require funding partnerships More »||Closed|
|PCAF||Individuals and organizations trying to implement on-the-ground, community-based conservation projects and public awareness initiatives.||Projects that maintain, conserve or restore indigenous fish and wildlife species and their habitat. Projects must have 50% volunteer component.||
|GO Grants (Field Experience Grants for Outdoor Learning)||K-12 classes or schools that want to provide meaningful outdoor experiences for students that support inquiry and field investigation skill development.||Bus transportation, outdoor project materials and field trip leader or program fees. Read more about field trip eligibility requirements…||
February 15th and Sept 15th 2017 4:30 PM PST.
|Acquisition||Any individual, group or agency that has identified fish and/or wildlife habitat that needs conservation protection in BC.||Projects that acquire land or interests in land to secure the value of these areas for conservation of fish and wildlife habitats and populations.||March 31st, 2017 4:30 PM PST|
|Land Stewardship Grants||NGOs who manage conservation lands owned by NGOs in BC.||Operations and maintenance activities on conservation lands.||Next intake fall of 2020|