Welcome the Habitat Conservation Trust Foundation (HCTF) online application portal for grants! 

Enhancement & Restoration Grants and Stewardship Grants

E&R provides grants to projects that focus on freshwater wild fish, native wildlife species and their habitats, have the potential to achieve a significant conservation outcome, while maintaining or enhancing opportunities for fishing, hunting, trapping, wildlife viewing and associated outdoor recreational activities.

Stewardship provides grants to projects that focus on creating stewards and engaging people to increase their knowledge, awareness, and understanding of fish, wildlife and their habitats. 

Application deadline: November 6, 2020 at 4:30pm PST.

Caribou Habitat Restoration Fund (CHRF) Grants 

Functional and ecological caribou habitat restoration projects – see CHRF grant info page and Eligible Activities list for full details.

Application deadline: November 6, 2020 at 4:30pm PST.

The following HCTF Education grants for K-12 are available to apply online here:

GO Grants

GO Grants provide grants to K-12 schools for transportation, project materials and or program fees that support outdoor learning experiences about BC’s biodiversity. 

Application deadlines:

  • February 1st (for field trips between Apr 1 – Jun 30)
  • September 1st (for field trips  between Sept 1- Mar 31)

LEAP Grants

LEAP into conservation! Leadership in Environmental Action Project grants are for B.C. High School sciences. LEAP Grants fund opportunities for students to engage in place-based environmental projects through citizen science, work experience, leadership and/or linked to local projects in conservation or related issues that will provide real world experiences in conservation, and stewardship of BC’s biodiversity.

Application deadline: June 15th

Environmental Exchange Box Program

Wild School participants, both current and past, are invited to participate in the Environmental Exchange Box Program to explore and learn about the biodiversity of their local places and share their learning with another class in B.C.

Application deadline: October 15th



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