Grants & Funding

FireSmart Community Grant Program

What types of projects are eligible?

Projects that reduce the wildfire hazard and risk to communities are eligible for funding. Eligible projects include, but are not limited to:

  • FireSmart planning (Wildfire Preparedness Guide and Wildfire Mitigation Strategy development)
  • Vegetation management (including vegetation removal, reduction, and species conversion)
  • Public education
  • Inter-agency cooperation and Cross-training
  • Legislation and planning
  • Development
  • Emergency Planning

FireSmart Community Grant Standards

  • The maximum allowance per community is $100,000 for the 2015/16 grant year.
  • Projects must be completed two years from contract start date. A final report including invoices shall be submitted to the Alberta government.
  • Funding will be prioritized to programs that demonstrate a commitment to FireSmart.

Life & Community


Environment and Parks