Southern Fund Announcement for projects beginning in 2023

The Southern Fund Committee is issuing this 2023 Call for Proposals for project concepts that support the implementation of the Pacific Salmon Treaty. Private, non-profit, and public sector applicants are encouraged to apply. The Southern Fund Committee is seeking proposals which are consistent with the Strategic Goals and Objectives of the Southern Fund as identified in the Southern Boundary Restoration and Enhancement Fund Strategic Plan. The Committee has also identified specific priorities for the 2023 funding cycle and particularly encourages applications which are responsive to these priorities.

The deadline for submissions is Wednesday, August 17 2022

Ongoing projects and individual proponents that have received support from the Southern Fund in previous years must be in good standing to be eligible to apply in this funding cycle. Stage 1 applications will not be considered if (a) the application is for an ongoing project that has overdue reports when the stage 1 application deadline passes, or (b) the lead proponent has previously received Southern Fund support for any project with outstanding reports when the stage 1 application deadline passes.

Please download the Southern Fund Call for Project Concepts for the full details of how to apply. Proponents are advised that the accompanying application form has been updated for the 2023 funding cycle, applicants are reminded to always download and complete the latest version.

Southern Fund Forms:

(Concepts must be submitted using this form)

Stage II Forms:

Questions should be directed to the Fund Manager, Sascha Bendt or the Fund Assistant, Victor Keong via phone at (604) 684-8081, or email: or

Pacific Salmon Commission
600-1155 Robson St,
Vancouver, BC
V6E 1B5