Province Delivers $96 Million Toward Community Safety and Services
By Ministry of Community, Sport and Cultural Development
VICTORIA — The government of B.C. is delivering $96.2 million to communities throughout the province through the latest installment of the Strategic Community Investment Fund, announced Ida Chong, Minister of Community, Sport and Cultural Development.
The Strategic Community Investment Fund (SCIF) includes the Traffic Fine Revenue Sharing program and Small Community and Regional District Grants.
Eligible municipalities will share $51.1 million in Traffic Fine Revenue Sharing program funding to help offset the cost of policing and community safety.
Most local governments with populations under 20,000 will receive a total of $45.1 million in Small Community and Regional District Grants to address infrastructure and service delivery priorities.