Professional Development Grants

Professional Development Grants are to help organizations access training and professional growth opportunities so as to better deliver on their mandates and thereby strengthen the community.  Up to a maximum of $2000.00 is available for organizations to help them access individual or group learning opportunities that build organizations and leadership capacity.


The 2019/20 Professional Development Grants will be open for applications from August 1st – September 27.

New for 2019/20

A new online CVCF grants portal will be introduced for all grant applications. A step-by-step user guide is available in the Apply Here: CVCF Grants Portal section of the website.  To help organizations transition to the new grants portal, CVCF will be hosting two granting workshops.  To RSVP to either workshop, please click here

Only online applications will be accepted.  To help prepare for the application process, a copy of the application is available here. Only online applications will be accepted.

One application per organization will be accepted.

If you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact us at 250-338-8444 or via email

Final Reporting

If you have received a Professional Development Grant, you will need to submit a final report.  Please see Granting Resources for information about final reporting.