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Building Excellence Research & Education Grants program

This program supports initiatives that improve the quality of residential construction and strengthens consumer protection for new home buyers.

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Our 2019 Building Excellence Research & Education Grants program is now open for submissions! If you are interested in applying, please read the application guidelines and forms thoroughly.

To ensure your application is eligible for the 2019 intake, you must submit your completed application and budget forms to BC Housing by 4 pm on January 11, 2019.

History

The Building Excellence Research & Education Grants program was launched in 2015, to foster excellence and encourage sharing of industry best practices. Since its inception, the program has provided almost $2.3 million in grants to 51 organizations.

Each year grants are awarded to organizations and initiatives that demonstrate innovation in the following:

  • Construction technology
  • Energy efficiency & sustainability
  • Emerging technologies
  • Housing market studies & trends
  • Residential construction practices
  • Education

Researchers can apply for up to $30,000 in funding.

Grant recipients

The following projects have been awarded funding through the program:

Quick Facts

Infographic about Building Excellence Research & Education grants program

Building Excellence Research & Education Grants Infographic (pdf)