Funding Priorities

Building being built with construction lumber.

FUNDING PRIORITIES

The Softwood Lumber Board (SLB) has determined that funds should be focused on the following areas:

Focus Area

Description

%

Non Residential

Including market development initiatives, codes and standards

65%

Mid-High Rise

Supporting research and innovation for mass timber building systems

15%

Residential

Promotion of lumber found in and around the home: appearance softwood lumber products such as treated wood, pine, cedar and redwood used in interior and exterior applications. Promotion of structural lumber in the home

20%

  • Non Residential – Including market development initiatives, codes and standards.
    • 65% of funding
  • Mid-High Rise – Supporting research and innovation for mass timber building systems.
    • 15% of funding
  • Residential – Promotion of lumber found in and around the home: appearance softwood lumber products such as treated wood, pine, cedar and redwood used in interior and exterior applications. Promotion of structural lumber in the home.
    • 20% of funding

It is important to note that these are approximate allocations only; actual funding will vary based on the scope of actual projects, so these percentages may vary. This should not been seen as an absolute, rather it is intended to signal to potential proponents where the SLB would like to focus its efforts.