FireSmart Community Grant Program | Alberta Agriculture and Forestry

Value: Maximum $100,000 per community.


Alberta Agriculture and Forestry is partnering with the Forest Resource Improvement Association of Alberta to provide funding for FireSmart projects in your community. The goals of the program are:

  • To protect Albertans and their personal property
  • To support community involvement and ownership of the wildland/urban interface issues within municipal jurisdictions
  • To provide financial assistance to those communities that wish to reduce the threat of wildfire


Eligible Expenses:

Projects that reduce the wildfire hazard and risk to communities are eligible for funding. Eligible projects include, but are not limited to:

  • FireSmart planning (Wildfire Preparedness Guide and Wildfire Mitigation Strategy development)
  • Vegetation management (including vegetation removal, reduction, and species conversion)
  • Public education
  • Inter-agency cooperation and Cross-training
  • Legislation and planning
  • Development
  • Emergency Planning

Deadline: The FireSmart Community Grant Program is planned for 2017 with a call for applications expected in the fall of that year.

Contact: Geoffrey Braid | 780 644-8454 |


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