Community Emergency Preparedness Fund

The second round of application intakes will begin in the Fall of 2018.

The Community Emergency Preparedness Fund (CEPF) is a suite of funding programs intended to enhance the resiliency of local governments and their residents in responding to emergencies. Funding is provided by the Province of BC and is administered by UBCM.

Flood Risk Assessment, Flood Mapping & Flood Mitigation Planning

The intent of this funding stream is to support eligible applicants to ensure they have accurate knowledge of the flood hazards they face and to develop effective strategies to mitigate and prepare for those risks. 

Grants under the inital intake have been awarded.  Approved applicants should refer to:

Emergency Social Services 

The intent of this funding stream is to support eligible applicants to build local capacity to provide emergency social services through training, volunteer recruitment and retention, and the purchase of equipment.  

Grants under the inital intake have been awarded.  Approved applicants should refer to:

Emergency Operations Centres & Training 

The intent of this funding stream is to support the purchase of equipment and supplies required to maintain or improve Emergency Operations Centres (EOC) and to enhance EOC capacity through training and exercises.  

Grants under the inital intake have been awarded.  Approved applicants should refer to:

Structural Flood Mitigation

The intent of this funding stream is to support eligible applicants to prevent, eliminate or reduce the impacts of hazards through construction of structural flood mitigation projects. Ongoing operational costs are not eligible.

Evacuation Route Planning

This funding stream is under development and is anticipated to launch in the Fall of 2018.

Additional Information - FAQ

For more information, contact Rebecca Bishop at 250 387-4470.

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