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forested community in BC, Canada

FireSmart Community Funding & Supports

Who's eligible?

All local governments and First Nations in British Columbia are eligible to receive support from the UBCM Funding and Supports program.

First Nations community
Prescribed forest burn

What's it for?

This funding supports activities that reduce community risk from wildfire, including:

  • Wildfire Planning,

  • Vegetation Management (Fuels and Prescribed Fire),

  • Legislation/Bylaws,

  • Education,

  • Community Development,

  • Interagency Cooperation, and

  • Cross Training Structural and Wildfire staff.

How much is available?

This year, the UBCM has increased potential funding for eligible applicants to $200,000 per year, depending on the degree of wildfire risk in the community.

forest professional assessing tree
wildfire fighters putting out grass fire

What's the deadline?

The 2023 application intake opens October 1st, 2022. Frontera will be supporting communities through the application process until December 31st, 2022.

Given the various requirements of the application, we recommended starting this process as soon as possible.

How does Frontera help?

Our knowledgeable team will guide you through the whole process.

Contact Us

Contact us by phone or email to get more information or set up a meeting.

Apply for Grant

We'll take the work off your plate and lead you through every aspect of the grant application.

Receive Funding

We'll help you receive the maximum funding available for the wildfire needs of your community.

Decrease Risk

Frontera offers tailored support to help you make the most of the funding to improve wildfire resiliency in your community.

Save the time and resources typically associated with trudging through the grant application process.


We're experts at finding and acquiring relevant grants for clients. Our team will lead you through all aspects of the grant application process quickly and efficiently.

Once you've received funding, we'll work with you to develop and implement the most effective strategies for reducing risk and improving wildfire resiliency in your community. 

wildfire burning next to highway in British Columbia

Get wildfire funding,
without all the hassle.

Our small and knowledgeable team is ready to help your community get the funding it deserves. 

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