Funding and Resources Update

Every month we provide an update on upcoming deadlines for UBCM funding programs, and other funding sources and resources of interest to local governments, First Nations and community organizations.

Local Government Program Services

Strategic Wildfire Prevention Initiative: The next application deadline is October 3, 2014, for new and updated Community Wildfire Protection Plans for priority communities. Applications for fuel management prescriptions and operational treatments will not be accepted until further notice.

Other Funding Programs

2014 Provincial Wood Stove Exchange Program: September 10th is the deadline for proposals to implement or extend an exchange program this fall.

BikeBC: Cost sharing support is available to local governments and First Nations for cycling paths and lanes, and for significant new cycling infrastructure. See their recent news release. Application deadline is September 30th.

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

Resources

BC Healthy Communities webinar: Health in a Changing Climate: Impacts and Opportunities for Canada and BC. September 16, 10:00-11:30

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