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Posted: Monday, November 21, 2022

Rural Economic Diversification and Infrastructure Program (REDIP)

Government of British Columbia

Description

The Rural Economic Diversification and Infrastructure Program (REDIP) is a new grant launched by the Ministry of Jobs, Economic Recovery and Innovation (JERI).

The Government of B.C. is investing up to $33 million this year to create the Rural Economic Diversification and Infrastructure Program, which will support projects that promote the following:

  • Economic diversification
  • Resilience
  • Clean growth opportunities
  • Infrastructure development

For full program details, including funding categories, eligibility, project types and timelines, please refer to the REDIP Program Guide.

Eligibility

REDIP-ED Eligible Project Communities
• Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities with populations of 25,000 or less outside of Metro Vancouver and the Capital Regional District


REDIP-EC Eligible Project Communities
• Small rural communities with populations of 2,500 or less outside of Metro Vancouver and the Capital Regional District
• All Indigenous communities and organizations outside of Metro Vancouver and the Capital Regional District

REDIP-FIT Eligible Project Communities 
• Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities located outside of Metro Vancouver and the Capital Regional District experiencing or anticipating impacts of changes in the forest sector, including old growth deferrals
• As part of the application process, applicants to REDIP-FIT will be asked to self-identify ongoing, acute or anticipated impacts. 

Funding

Funds projects that promote economic diversification and development.
Maximum Funding Per Project Up to $50,000/year for two years* Percentage of Project Costs Eligible for Funding 100% Maximum Funding Per Project $500,000 Percentage of Project Costs Eligible for Funding 100% Development Grant Maximum Funding Per Project $100,000 Percentage of Project Costs Eligible for Funding 80% Implementation Grant Maximum Funding Per Project $1 million Percentage of Project Costs Eligible for Funding 80%

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted through the online system at gov.bc.ca/redip.

Application Period

Submit the complete application package by January 4, 2023 by 1:00PM PST. Applications will not be accepted after this date.
Contact Name: Rural Economic Diversification and Infrastructure Program (REDIP)
Contact Phone: 1-250-356-7950
Contact Email: [email protected]
Subject Area(s): Economic Development, Infrastructure
Last Reviewed: November 21, 2022, 11:05 am
Deadline: Wednesday, January 4, 2023
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