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Back Country Horsemen of British Columbia

Trail Grants through BCHBC

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Back Country Horsemen Society of BC - Trails Grant 2018

 
At the October 2012 Fall Board of Directors Meeting it was decided to set up a Grant for trails and access projects across BC that registered Chapters could apply to.  Available funds will be allocated to projects at the Selection Committees discretion. 

 
Who can apply;

  • Recognized Chapters whose members are all in good standing with BCHBC
  • Projects for trails and trailheads using this grant as seed money

 
Eligible Projects;

  • Trail construction or renovation
  • Trail rehabilitation
  • Trail Head construction, repair and improvement
  • Trail infrastructure (ex: bridging, puncheon, turnpikes, information kiosks)
  • Trail and trailhead signage
  • Mapping of Trails and production


 

Eligible Project Costs;

  • Material costs of upgrading, building, repairing or renovating trails and trail heads.
  • Cost of purchasing signage.
  • Equipment rental for upgrading, building, repairing or renovating trails and trail heads.
  • Permits and licensing fees.
  • Assessment fees (i.e. Environmental, Historical or Cultural).

 

Ineligible Project Costs;

  • Cost incurred prior to project application.
  • Costs incurred after project completion date.
  • Costs of developing project proposal.
  • Cost of purchasing land or real estate and associated fees.
  • Previously incurred debts, financing charges or interest payments on loans.
  • On-going leasing of land, buildings and other facilities.
  • Cost of any goods or services which are received as donations or in-kind.
  • PST, GST/HST for which the applicant is eligible for a rebate and/or any other costs eligible for rebates
  • Legal and accounting fees.
  • Travel costs for project coordinators.
  • Any other costs not directly associated with the process and completion of the submitted project.
  • Projects that cross privately owned land and have no formal agreement or are short term.

 

Other Deciding Criteria - the BCHBC Trail Grant Section Committee may use some of the following criteria to choose between eligible projects:

  • Projects may be selected based on the importance of the project to BCHBC members and their local community.
  • Projects may be selected based on the number of BCHBC members and other equestrians it will serve or impact.
  • Projects may be selected based on their health, environmental, conservation and/or cultural benefits.

 

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