Local Donations and Community Project Fund

Centerra Gold Inc. is proud to support community-based organizations local to our project sites and offices in British Columbia. We are pleased to grant financial and in-kind contributions to organizations and/or projects either working in, or providing support for, our local communities.

While we recognize the value and importance of all community programs, our investment will be prioritized in the following areas:

  1. Education
  2. Environment
  3. Health & Wellness
  4. Community Development
  5. Economic Development/Diversification

Centerra will not support requests received from, or related to, the following:

  • Religious organizations (except where they represent a non-denominational community or social service)
  • Political organizations and/or candidates
  • Individuals
  • For-profit organizations
  • Endowments or debt reduction campaigns
  • Operating expenses including overhead, salaries, and travel costs
  • Retroactive requests


Donation & Sponsorship

There are multiple ways to apply for funding from Centerra. If you have a donation letter or sponsorship request package, please attach it to our online form here:

Donation & Sponsorship Request Form


Community Project Fund

Some projects may be eligible for funding through our Community Project Fund (CPF). The CPF awards grants of up to $10,000 to groups and projects that meet specific criteria for sustainable community development. Please read the Terms of Reference and review the Application Form (Word doc and Excel sheet) to determine if your project is eligible. Once your application is complete, please complete our online form and attach it to your application here:

Community Project Fund Request Form

Updated 2024 Deadlines: March 1 and September 1


The Centerra Gold & Royal Gold Academic Award

Centerra Gold & Royal Gold are pleased to offer a two-year renewable award for $5,000 to assist students from Nak'azdli Whut'en, McLeod Lake and Takla Nation. To apply for The Centerra Gold & Royal Gold Academic Award for Indigenous Students please click here:

Application form


The Centerra Gold Community Scholarship

Centerra Gold is pleased to award students from our surrounding communities interested in the mining industry or related careers with the cost of attending post-secondary and continuing education opportunities.

Application form


If you have any questions or would like more information, please do not hesitate to contact us at sustainability@centerragold.com.