The Community Works Fund (CWF) program provides local governments with stable, predictable and dedicated funding for local infrastructure and capacity building projects. Funding is directly transferred to the RDKB to be delivered to local governments, non-municipal-entities such as for-profit, non-governmental and not-for-profit organizations and BC Transit through Community Works Grants.
Money from the Community Works Fund must go towards capital improvements which result in:
Eligible projects include investments in infrastructure for its construction, renewal, or material enhancement in each of the following project categories:
*Investments in health infrastructure are not eligible.
Eligible Capacity Building Categories include:
All applications are reviewed and administered by the RDKB Community Works Fund Committee and the RDKB Board of Directors must approve the application at a Board Meeting. Please contact your Area Director to ensure that they approve the project. Visit the list of Directors here.
For more information on Federal/Provincial funding please click here.
Community Works Fund (Formerly Gas Tax) is administered by the Union of BC Municipalities and provides predictable, long-term and stable funding to local governments for investment in infrastructure and capacity building projects.
The original name of the fund reflects its origins from revenues raised by the federal gasoline excise tax.