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A $5 million + fund dedicated to building your future


By participating as a BEC location partner, you help contribute to investing significantly back into the industry.
The BEC Build Forward Fund is projected to deliver more than $5 million over the first 10 years. In partnership with our industry advisory panel, the BEC Build Forward Fund will invest directly in initiatives that benefit the built environment and those who design it. 
The BEC Build Forward Fund will consider applications from our industry partners and participating practices seeking to manage and deliver initiatives to benefit the built environment. Applications for funding will be considered three times a year by the BEC Industry Advisory Panel. 

How to apply?

The Built Environment Channel Industry Advisory Panel will be appointed in late-2018. Once the BEC Build Forward Fund charter is established and adopted, a detailed application form with criteria, terms and conditions will be made available on this website.


What will the fund invest in?

The BEC Build Forward Fund could be used for a wide range initiatives including:

  • Education

  • Public engagement

  • Open access research


  • Indigenous outreach

  • Professional development

  • Diversity