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Fish and Wildlife Compensation Program (FWCP) - Peace Region

Grants to Northeastern British Columbia Grants to Nonprofits, Agencies,
First Nations, Businesses, and Individuals for Environmental Conservation

Agency Type:

State

Funding Source:

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BC Hydro, Province of British Columbia, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, First Nations

Conf. Date:

08/21/19

LOI Date:

09/09/19

Deadline Date:

10/25/19 5:00 PM PDT

Description:

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Grants of up to $20,000 or more to Northeastern British Columbia nonprofits, government agencies, First Nations, businesses, individuals, and other organizations for environmental conservation projects. Applicants must submit a Notice of Intent prior to applying. Funding is intended for three strategic objectives: conservation, community engagement, and sustainable use. In addition, the FWCP funds Bull Trout projects that align with their 2019 Bull Trout information synthesis and monitoring framework report.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 162407

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$1,500,000

Estimated Size of Grant:

Seed Grant: Up to $5,000
Small Grant: Up to $20,000
Large Grant: More than $20,000

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Any group, government agency, First Nation, business, or individual that can meet our mandatory requirements (e.g. WorkSafeBC and commercial general liability insurance) is eligible to receive an FWCP grant. In the past, First Nations, municipal, provincial, or federal agencies, stewardship groups, consultants, and educational institutions have been approved for FWCP grants.

Projects must take place within the Peace Region. View a map of the eligible areas here: http://fwcp.ca/region/peace-region/

Not Funded:
- Core activities of government or non-government agencies or programs (i.e. if the proposed project is being undertaken to inform a specific regulatory or legislative requirement, it is considered a core activity of government);
- Programs designed exclusively to address government harvest objectives;
- Policy development related to land or wildlife management;
- Administration of government regulations;
- Leading the development of species recovery goals;
- Funding, coordinating or leading National Recovery Teams for species-at-risk; and
- Engaging in enforcement and compliance activities, except in relation to co-operatively managed conservation lands.

Pre-proposal Conference:

Join a free online information session and learn more about grants and Action Plans.

Peace Region: Learn more about the mandatory Notice of Intent and First Nations engagement on Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019 at 10 a.m. PDT.

All Regions: Learn about the grants and regional Action Plans on Wed. October 2, 2019 at 10 a.m. PDT.

Register at the email in Contact Information.

Pre-Application Information:

All Peace Region grant applicants must submit a mandatory Notice of Intent by Monday, September 9, 2019, 5:00 PM PDT. All grant applications are due Friday, October 25, 2019, 5:00 PM PDT. Applications must be submitted through the online grant management system.

Contact Chelsea Coady, Peace Region Manager, to discuss your application anytime.

Timeline:
- Step 1: Grant application intake opens Wednesday, August 7, 2019
- Step 2: Grant application intake closes Friday, October 25, 2019
- Step 3: Three-stage review/evaluation of all grant applications
November 2019 – January 2020
- Step 4: Regional Boards finalize grant and project funding decisions February 2020
- Step 5: Grant applicants notified of Boards’ decisions February 2020
- Step 6: Grant applicants fulfill all project conditions prior to a contribution agreement March 2020
- Step 7: If all conditions are fulfilled, contribution agreement released for signature April 1, 2020
- Step 8: Execution of contribution agreement and payment #1
- Step 9: Optional submission of progress report and statement of accounts, which triggers payment #2
- Step 10: Mandatory final report (draft version) due March 31, 2021
- Step 11: Submission of final report (final version) and statement of accounts final payment After March 31, 2021

Guidelines: http://fwcp.ca/grant-requirements-guidance/

Peace Region Basin and Action Plans: http://fwcp.ca/action-plans-peace-region/

Additional information: http://fwcp.ca/info-kit-for-grant-applicants/

Notice of Intent information: http://fwcp.ca/peace-region-notice-intent/

FAQ: http://fwcp.ca/apply-for-funding/

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply online: https://fwcp.smartsimple.ca/s_Login.jsp

Register for the information session: fwcp@bchydro.com

For technical problems, call 604 528-8136.

Chelsea Coady, Peace Region Manager
250-561-4884
chelsea.coady@bchydro.com

FWCP
9228 – 100th Ave.
Fort St. John, BC
V1J 1X7

Grant Coverage Areas:

Peace Region

URL for Full Text (RFP):

Geographic Focus:

Canada: British Columbia