Eligible Applicants & Partnerships

In general, any individual or group can apply to HCTF for project funding. Proponents can include:

 

    • provincial government agencies
    • First Nations
    • local governments
    • community and conservation groups
    • universities, colleges, and
    • individuals (consultants who apply should provide credentials to indicate their abilities to complete the proposal)

Cooperative projects with federal agencies are also eligible.

HCTF encourages cost-shared (partnership) proposals. Potential partners for your project might include:

 

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

Environmental Partners Fund

EcoAction Community Fund - Env Canada

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Canadian Wildlife Service

NSERC

PROVINCIAL MINISTRIES

Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development

Ministry of Transportation

Ministry of Environment

Muskwa Kechika Trust Fund

Resource Inventory Standards Committee

PROVINCIAL COMPENSATION PROGRAMS

Columbia Basin Fish & Wildlife Compensation Program

Columbia Basin Trust

Peace-Williston Compensation Program

LOCAL GOVERNMENT

City of Vancouver Environmental Grant Program

Islands Trust

NON-GOVERNMENT ORGANIZATIONS

BC Conservation Foundation

BC Fly Fishing Federation

BC Waterfowl Society

BC Wild Sheep Society

BC Wildlife Federation

Canadian Wildlife Federation

Ducks Unlimited Canada

Federation of BC Naturalists

Foundation for North American Wild Sheep (FNAWS)

Friends of Ecological Reserves

Haig-Brown Fly Fishing Association

Islands Trust Fund

Kootenay Wildlife Heritage Fund

Public Conservation Assistance Fund

The Nature Conservancy of Canada

The Nature Trust of British Columbia

Noranda Foundation

Okanagan Region Wildlife Heritage Fund Society

South Okanagan Similkameen Conservation Program

Pacific Salmon Foundation

Regional Fish & Game Clubs / Rod & Gun Clubs

Regional & local naturalists clubs

Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation

Seymour Salmonid Society

Steelhead Society of BC

Trout Unlimited Canada

Vancouver Natural History Society

Vancouver Zoological Society

Wild Bird Trust of BC

Wildlife Habitat Canada

World Wildlife Fund

FIRST NATIONS

First Nations of the Okanagan-Similkameen

Okanagan Nation Alliance

Environmental Protection Society

Yale First Nations Fisheries Stewardship Authority

CORPORATIONS

Alcan

Canadian Forest Products

Friends of the Environment - Canada Trust

Mountain Equipment Co-op Environment Fund

Shell Environmental Fund

VanCity EnviroFund

 

And many others!