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Posted: Tuesday, July 26, 2022

Community Resiliency Investment Program – Columbia Basin Wildfire Resiliency Initiative

Columbia Basin Trust


Does your organization or community have a project idea that will build your community’s resilience to wildfire? The Community Resiliency Investment Program – Columbia Basin Wildfire Resiliency Initiative supports Basin communities to build capacity and strengthens wildfire resilience and wildfire risk reduction as it relates to the seven FireSmart™ disciplines.

The initiative is a partnership between the Province of BC and Columbia Basin Trust, developed with the BC Wildfire Service. The Trust is administering this program on behalf of the partners.


Applicants must be located in Columbia Basin Trust’s region.

Eligible applicants include:

  • Registered non-profits from communities with identified wildfire risk reduction need
  • Legally incorporated society-run fire departments and brigades
  • First Nations
  • Post-secondary institutions
  • Local governments (municipalities or regional districts)


Contact the Trust at [email protected] or 1.800.505.8998.

How to Apply

  1. Download and review the Program Guide.
  2. Review the Application Guide for direction and advice on how to complete the application form.
  3. Use the Worksheet to develop your application offline if you so choose.
  4. Review the Application Submission Checklist for recommendations on what to include alongside your completed application form.
  5. Prepare all your supporting documents for upload. You may upload up to six files through the online application form. To submit more than six documents or if your documents are cumulatively more than 3 MB, email them to [email protected].
  6. Complete the online application form.

Application Period

Eligible applicants must submit an application for new projects by Tuesday, November 1, 2022 at 2:00 PM PT / 3:00 PM MT. Incomplete or late applications will not be accepted.
Contact Name: Columbia Basin Trust
Contact Phone: 1-800-505-8998
Contact Email: [email protected]
Subject Area(s): Fire, Police, Emergency Preparedness
Last Reviewed: July 26, 2022, 3:27 pm
Deadline: Tuesday, November 1, 2022
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