ValueEligible Expenses shall be cost-shared at 50% grant and 50% applicant up to a maximum of $100,000 per Project.
The purpose of the Emergency Preparedness Program is to improve the capacity and readiness of industry and regional authorities to prepare for and respond effectively to an Emergency that has the potential to:
- negatively impact the health of people, livestock and crops in Alberta,
- cause significant economic losses for Alberta’s agriculture and food industry, and/or
- threaten the infrastructure of Irrigation Conveyance Works in Alberta.
The Program provides financial support for the development of, or update to, an Emergency Preparedness Plan, including related training and education.
For funding purposes, the Program has four areas of focus (plant health, livestock health, food safety and irrigation conveyance), each with separate funding constraints.
Industry Organizations, Municipalities, Indian Bands, Métis Settlements, Irrigation Districts, registered associations representing Irrigation Districts and registered associations representing groups of Irrigators who share access to and use of Irrigation Works, and whose purpose is the development or improvement of these works.
Please contact the Area of Focus Contact listed on the website indicated below before starting the application process to learn more about program eligibility and requirements.
Deadline DateCurrently not accepting applications.
Contact Name: Alberta Department of Agriculture and Forestry