Grants

The City of Quesnel applies for numerous grants each year to fund projects and programs in the Strategic Plan. The list below is representative of these project specific grants. The City also works internally to obtain additional functional grants to support local infrastructure and operational priorities.

2020 Grants
ProjectFunding AgencyStatusGrant
Amount
Planning GrantMinistry of Municipal AffairsApproved$10,000
Community Learning
Centre Pilot Project
(Literacy Quesnel)
Union of BC MunicipalitiesApproved$50,000
Sprout Kitchen Food Hub Northern Development
Initiative Trust
Approved$250,000
Explore Cariboo
2020-2021
Northern Development
Initiative Trust
Approved$9,000
Museum RenovationsNorthern Development
Initiative Trust
Approved$250,000
West Fraser Centre
Guardrails
Northern Development
Initiative Trust
Approved$30,000
Love QuesnelNorthern Development
Initiative Trust
Approved$1,200
West Fraser Timber Park
Trails Plan
Ministry of Forests, Lands,
Natural Resource
Operations
and Rural Development   
Approved$10,000
What's HappeningMinistry of Forests, Lands,
Natural Resource
Operations
and Rural Development 
Approved$100,000
FireSmart Education
and Fuel Management
Union of BC MunicipalitiesApproved$275,335
Skilled Labour ProgramProvince of BC/Government
of Canada
Approved$299,715
Age Friendly ProgramUnion of BC MunicipalitiesApproved$15,000
Fuel Management,
Trail Design and
Maintenance
Province of BC (CWRG)Approved$159,200
RV Park PlanningCariboo Chilcotin Coast
Tourism Association
Approved$30,650
Forestry Innovation
Centre Upgrades
Northern Development
Initiative Trust
Approved$17,319
Sugarloaf Trail
- Active Infrastructure
Ministry of Transportation
and Infrastructure
Approved$406,000
Waterfront Development
- Downtown Precinct
Northern Development
Initiative Trust
Approved$855,559
Skilled Labour,
First Aid Attendant
Training
Province of BC/
Government of Canada
Approved$180,975.89
Housing PlannerNorthern Development
Initiative Trust
Approved$40,000
Airport Trail and Inner
City Trails
Ministry of Forests, Lands,
Natural Resource
Operations
and Rural Development    
Approved$126,375
Family Day FireworksFortis BCApproved$3,000
Museum RenovationGovernment of CanadaApproved$415,967
Shiraoi House
Commercial
Readiness Renovations
Northern Development
Initiative Trust
Approved$72,485
Quesnel Riverfront
Trail Network
Wayfinding Signage
Northern Development
Initiative Trust
Approved$30,000
Grant Writer SupportNorthern Development
Initiative Trust
Approved$8,000
Government InternNorthern Development
Initiative Trust
Approved$35,000
Shiraoi House Capital
Investment Analysis
Northern Development
Initiative Trust
Approved$10,000
Riverfront WayfindingNorthern Development
Initiative Trust
Approved$30,000
Business Façade
Improvements
Northern Development
Initiative Trust
Approved$20,000
2021 Grants
ProjectFunding AgencyStatusGrant
Amount
Tourism Website
Elements
Destination
British Columbia
Approved$16,500
Economic Development 
Capacity Building
Northern Development
Initiative Trust
Approved$50,000
Celebrate Canada
Funding
Government of
Canada
Approved

$5,000

Fire Hall RenovationsProvince of BCApproved$2,528,640
Food Hub Phase 1Northern Development
Initiative Trust
Approved$-
Quesnel Child
Care Centre
BC New SpacesApproved$1,359,875

Rec Centre Trails
and Bike Park

Northern Development
Initiative Trust
Approved$144,111
Poverty Reduction-
Food Redistribution
Project
Union of British Columbia
Municipalities
Approved$50,000
Waterfront Development-
Downtown Precinct
Northern Development
Initiative Trust
Approved$855,559
Strengthening
Communities Services
Union of British Columbia
Municipalities
Approved$317,653

Summer Student
Employment

Canada Summer JobsApproved$21,888
Food Hub
Capacity Building
Job Creation
Partnership
Approved$3,398, and 1
full time employee
for 52 weeks
Tourism
Website Upgrades
Destination BCApproved$-
Government InternNorthern Development
Initiative Trust
Approved$35,000
Workforce Attraction
Videos
Northern Development
Initiative Trust
Approved$20,000
Content CreationDestination
British Columbia
Approved$7,500
Airport Hangar
Capital Investment Analysis
Northern Development
Initiative Trust
Approved$10,000
Goldpan ImprovementsNorthern Development
Initiative Trust
Approved$30,000
Wildland Fire EquipmentEnbridgeApproved$7,193
Food Hub Phase 2Northern Development
Initiative Trust
Approved$100,000
Covid-19 Assistance
Funding
Destination
British Columbia
Approved$16,500
Business Façade
Improvements
Northern Development
Initiative Trust
Approved$20,000
RV Park and
Campground Construction
Northern Development
Initiative Trust
Approved$300,000
RV Park
and Campground Construction
Province of BCApproved$515,500
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