FireSmart Community Grant Program | Alberta Agriculture and Forestry

Value: Maximum $100,000 per community.

Description:

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

Eligibility:

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 | geoffrey.braid@gov.ab.ca

Website: http://wildfire.alberta.ca/firesmart/firesmart-communities/community-leaders/community-grant-program.aspx

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