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CEPF: Community Emergency Preparedness Fund [Umbrella Program]

Program Category: Climate Adaptation, Community Infrastructure
Program Sub-Category: Mapping, Risk Assessments, Emergency Mitigation / Preparedness / Planning
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Status: Closed


Union of BC Municipalities (UBCM)

Deadline Details

The next CEPF sub-stream deadline is for the Emergency Operations Centres and Training program on February 23, 2024.

Funder Organization Type

  • BC Local Government and Associations

In Partnership With

BC Provincial Government

The Community Emergency Preparedness Fund (CEPF) is a suite of funding streams intended to enhance the resiliency of First Nations, local governments, and communities in responding to emergencies. Funding is provided by the Province of BC and is administered by UBCM.

Required Community Contribution

No community contribution required

Application Limit per Community


Type of Funding

  • Grant

Range of Funding Available per Project

  • Under $100 000
  • From $100 000 to $1 000 000
  • Over $1 000 000

Description of Funding

Depends on funding stream.

Percentage of Project Funded


Reporting Requirements

Final report only

Expected Timeframe for Funding Decision

3 months

Approximately 3 months