Funding and Resources Update

This monthly update offers a summary of upcoming UBCM funding program deadlines and provides links to other resources of interest to local governments, First Nations and community organizations.

Local Government Program Services

Strategic Wildfire Prevention Initiative: The next application deadline for new and updated Community Wildfire Prevention Plans for priority communities is October 3, 2014. See the Wildfire Funding Update in this issue of the Compass for more information.

Other Funding Programs

The Vancouver Foundation’s purpose is to bring together community assets to address current and emerging community needs through project-based grants. Registered charities, local governments, First Nations and other qualified donees may apply. As applications are by invitation only, a Letter of Intent must be submitted by July 25, 2014, to be considered for the Foundation’s Fall 2014 intake.

For a comprehensive listing of grant programs available to local governments, visit CivicInfo.

Resources

How can local governments link planning principles to health outcomes? The Healthy Built Environment Linkages Toolkit is the first evidence-based and expert-informed resource that links planning principles to health outcomes.

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