The province says $206 million will be provided to school districts for future energy upgrades, maintenance projects and new buses.
The share of that amount for school districts on Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands is $15,291,535.
Funding for the projects comes from various programs, and $115.5 million courtesy the Annual Facilities Grant for school districts to work on additional maintenance projects.
The School Enhancement Program provides $65 million of funding for mechanical upgrades and safety improvements.
The education ministry says the Carbon Neutral Capital Program provides $5 million for projects to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and increase energy efficiency.
Eight million dollars comes from the Building Envelope Program for districts to remediate schools with water damage.
Another $13 million dollars is provided from the Bus Acquisition Program.
Money distributed to Vancouver Island and Gulf Island school districts include:
- Greater Victoria School District – $2,416,333
- Comox Valley School District – $1,848,500
- Campbell River School District – $1,815,506
- Cowichan Valley School District – $1,665,000
- Qualicum School District – $1,206,445
- Nanaimo-Ladysmith School District – $1,163,609
- Sooke School District – $1,150,623
- Vancouver Island North School District – $1,131,930
- Saanich School District – $851,781
- Alberni School District – $817,383
- Gulf Islands School District – $722,925
- Vancouver Island West School District – $501,500
Funding is also going to the Conseil Scolair Francophone School District based in Richmond, which will see plumbing upgrades at École Victor-Brodeur in Victoria.
You can go here for a list of planned upgrades for all schools.