Funding & Resources Update April 2015

Each month we provide an update on application and final report deadlines for UBCM funding programs, and information on other programs or resources that may be of interest to local governments and First Nations.

Renewed Gas Tax Agreement

Strategic Priorities Fund: Applications will be accepted until April 15, 2015.

Local Government Program Services

2014/15 Regional Community to Community (C2C) Forums: Final reporting for C2C forum events held under the 2014/15 program are due no later than April 30, 2015.

Strategic Wildfire Prevention Initiative: The province has announced an additional $5 million to support the Strategic Wildfire Prevention Initiative. A call for applications for fuel management prescriptions and treatment projects will be made in the next few weeks with an expected deadline of May 29, 2015. The previously announced deadline for Community Wildfire Protection Plans and Updates will be extended to this new deadline.

Other Funding

Asia-Pacific Gateway and Corridor Transportation Infrastructure Fund: April 30, 2015, is the deadline for BC local governments, not-for-profit and for-profit private sector organizations to apply for project funding aimed at making Canada’s multimodal transportation network more efficient for international trade with Asia-Pacific.

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