New Community Emergency Preparedness Grant Announced

The Province is now accepting applications for the Community Emergency Preparedness Grant. Municipalities with a population under 100,000 are eligible to apply for funding. Local service boards, non-government organizations, and First Nations communities and Indigenous organizations are also eligible.

This grant provides $5000 - $50,000 to help community organizations purchase:

  • Emergency supplies such as smoke detectors, hard hats, and first aid kits;
  • Equipment such as chain saws, generators, and sandbag machines; and
  • Services such as emergency training delivery, exercise planning and coordination, and education.

Applicants must demonstrate how the activity or purchase will increase emergency preparedness and resilience in their organization and community, and demonstrate that the organization can complete the activity by the program end date of July 31, 2024. Any funds not spent must be returned.