Towns for Tomorrow

All successful project announcements have been made and funding for this program is now fully committed.

From improving local water systems and rehabilitating sewers to upgrading area recreation centres and developing neighbourhood parks, British Columbia’s smaller communities are benefiting from the Towns for Tomorrow program.

Visit the Funded Projects page for a complete list of projects across the province.

Since 2007, the province has invested close to $70 million to fund 201 Towns for Tomorrow projects. This program is helping B.C. communities address their infrastructure needs while creating jobs and supporting the economy.

Towns for Tomorrow covers up to 80 percent of eligible project costs, with a maximum provincial contribution of $400,000 for communities with fewer than 5,000 residents. The program covers up to 75 percent of eligible project costs, with a maximum provincial contribution of $375,000 for communities of 5,000 - 15,000 residents.

Projects eligible for Towns for Tomorrow funding include, but are not limited to:

  • water projects;
  • wastewater projects;
  • public transit projects;
  • environmental energy improvement projects;
  • local road projects;
  • recreation and cultural projects;
  • tourism projects;
  • protective and emergency services infrastructure projects; and
  • community development projects.
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