Community Resiliency Investment
The Community Resiliency Investment (CRI) program was announced by the provincial government in 2018 and is intended to reduce the risk of wildfires and mitigate their impacts on BC communities.
As of January 2021, CRI includes three streams:
FireSmart Community Funding & Supports
Applications are not currently being accepted for this program.
The FireSmart Community Funding & Supports program provides funding to local governments and First Nations in BC to increase community resiliency by undertaking community-based FireSmart planning and activities that reduce the community’s risk from wildfire.
Download the Application Form and Worksheets at UBCM CRI Webpage
2021 FireSmart Economic Recovery Fund Program
The intent of the FireSmart Economic Recovery Fund is to support immediate job creation in order to build local wildfire resiliency and assist communities in recovering from the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
For more information contact: