News & Updates

How to Write the Program Description

Section 4.1 of the Guidelines says that program eligibility is measured on four points: has operated for 12 months, demonstrates community benefit, is accessible and inclusive, and has a sustainability plan. Focus the Program Description on these four points. At the end, add a fifth point about how the funds will be used – the […]...Read more

Reminder of September 30 deadline for the Capital Project Grant

Important Reminder: The Community Gaming Grants program distributes $5 million per year to eligible not-for-profit organizations to assist with capital projects with a total cost of more than $20,000. Eligible not-for-profit organizations may be approved for up to 50% of the total cost of the project, to a maximum of $250,000. Organizations wishing to apply for […]...Read more


You are Invited! September 19th!

You are invited to the B.C. Government’s Community Gaming Grant Presentation for the Northeast Region on Tuesday September 19th 7pm-9pm at the North Peace Cultural Centre in Fort St. John. Join Mike Sherman, Outreach Manager, Community Gaming Grants Branch, Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, for a detailed information session on the Community Gaming Grants program. This is an […]...Read more


Upcoming Community Gaming Grant Workshop – Sept 26

Community Gaming Grant Workshop When: September 26 Where: 1015-1 at 2655 Main St. Vancouver For more details click here....Read more

The 2017 Volunteer Futures Symposium is an Eligible Gaming Expense!

While section 7.6 of the Guidelines indicates that conferences are a prohibited use of Gaming funds, the Community Gaming Grants Branch recognizes that the 2017 Volunteer Futures Symposium is an important source of current information about the Community Gaming Grant. Likewise volunteer training, related to the direct delivery of your approved program, is an eligible […]...Read more

Upcoming Capital Project Grants Webinar – Tuesday, August 1st

The Capital Projects Grants webinar is on Tuesday, August 1 has now been posted to our website. Feel free to share the registration link with your networks. All published information on this grant is in the capital projects section on the website: The webinar will include an overview of applicant and project eligibility, assessment criteria […]...Read more

Capital Project Grants

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BC Gaming is all about being open

June 3, 2017 – Dawson Creek | David Sheach and the Northern Lights Community Gaming Association presented a Gaming Grants workshop for the Dawson Creek community. Read more about this event in the Dawson Creek Mirror....Read more