Community Emergency Preparedness Fund

The Community Emergency Preparedness Fund (CEPF) is a suite of funding streams intended to enhance the resilience of local governments, First Nations and communities in responding to emergencies and to reduce risks from future disasters due to natural hazards and climate-related risks.

Application deadlines have been established for the remainder of 2023/24 and for 2024/25.  Please refer to the funding streams for more information.

Funding is provided by the Province of BC and is administered by UBCM for the following:

Disaster Risk Reduction-Climate Adaptation

Emergency Operations Centres Equipment and Training 

Emergency Support Services Equipment and Training  

Extreme Temperatures Risk Mapping, Assessment and Planning

Flood Risk Assessment, Flood Mapping and Flood Mitigation Planning

Indigenous Cultural Safety and Cultural Humility Training

Public Notification and Evacuation Route Planning 

Structural Flood Mitigation

Volunteer and Composite Fire Departments Equipment and Training