Community Residency Investment Program

September 17, 2018

Applications are currently being accepted for this program.  The application deadline is December 7, 2018.

The Community Resiliency Investment (CRI) program is a new provincial program intended to reduce the risk and impact of wildfire to communities in BC through community funding, supports and priority fuel management activities on provincial Crown land.

The Union of BC Municipalities, First Nations’ Emergency Services Society and the Forest Enhancement Society of BC are working with the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations & Rural Development, represented by the BC Wildfire Service, to administer the FireSmart Community Funding & Supports portion of the program for local government and First Nation applicants.

“Introducing a new provincial program to reduce wildfire risk and the impact of wildfires on communities in B.C.”

First Intake Application Deadline: Friday December 7, 2018 – Applications to be submitted online through the Union of B.C. Municipalities website at: