Funding Opportunities

FIBRE UTILIZATION PROJECTS

The Forest Enhancement Society of BC (FESBC) is now accepting applications to fund projects that encourage diversity and innovation by the forest sector to utilize uneconomical residual fibre located on provincial crown land. FESBC is committed to fund projects that increase residual fibre utilization by non-lumber producing facilities, utilize fibre from fire and insect damaged stands and minimize emissions associated with open burning.

 

WEBINAR

On April 18th at 9 a.m. (PST), FESBC hosted a virtual information session via Zoom for potential applicants to review the application process on the Forest Enhancement Society’s Application Process. If you could not attend the session, click below to watch the recorded information session.

Watch the Recorded Information Session

WILDFIRE RISK REDUCTION PROJECTS

The Forest Enhancement Society of BC (FESBC) is accepting applications to fund projects to assist the Province of British Columbia in reducing wildfire risk and increasing community resiliency to wildfire across BC. FESBC is committed to ensure wildfire risk reduction projects approved by the FESBC board are aligned with both the Ministry of Forests and the BC Wildfire Services Branch priorities and standards.

On June 28, 2022, at 2 pm (PST), FESBC hosted a virtual information session via Zoom for potential applicants to review the application process on the Forest Enhancement Society’s Information Management System and the guidebook.

If you were unable to attend, please Watch the Session Here.


FISH & WILDLIFE 2024 – 2025 PROJECTS

Since 2017, FESBC has a partnership with the Habitat Conservation Trust Foundation (HCTF) and has provided $5.5M to co-fund projects to improve wildlife habitat across BC by either gaining more knowledge to allow for better forest management or direct wildlife habitat improvements. Application for wildlife improvement projects are to be submitted to HCTF through their Fish and Wildlife Grants (formerly Enhancement and Restoration Grants) application process and must meet HCTF review criteria and priorities.

Intake for Fish & Wildlife 2024-25 grant applications is now closed.

Check the HCTF website for more information: https://hctf.ca/grants/fish-and-wildlife-grants/#apply


HOW TO APPLY

Applications must be submitted on the Forest Enhancement Society Information Management System (FESIMS).

FESIMS PORTAL

FESBC gratefully acknowledges the financial support of the Province of British Columbia through the Ministry of Forests.