Government of Canada - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC): Emergency Management Assistance Program (EMAP)
11/01/19 11:59 PM Eastern Time
Grants to Northwest Territories and Yukon First Nations, Band or Tribal councils, and Indigenous organizations for wildland fire prevention and preparation programs. Funding is available for training, vegetation clearing, fule management, and emergency planning. The programs will also draw upon Indigenous knowledge of the local environment and terrain to improve emergency planning, preparation, and response to wildfires.
FireSmart builds skills in First Nations communities to prevent and prepare against wildland fires. Programming involves training First Nations teams in wildfire suppression duties, as well as fuel management and vegetation clearing, which reduces the intensity and spread of wildfires. FireSmart also leverages Indigenous knowledge of the local environment and terrain to improve emergency planning, preparation and response to wildfires.
Through the Emergency Management Assistance Program, FireSmart project funding is available for initiatives, such as:
GrantWatch ID#: 186833
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
For questions and if you are a First Nation community in British Columbia, please contact FNESS:
Jeff Eustache, Manager, Forest Fuel Management Department,
Canada: Northwest Territories Yukon