FRIAA FireSmart Program (FFP)

RFEOI- July 2018 Information Session



Date:                                     August 2, 2018 and August 30, 2018

Time:                                     9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. MST

Teleconference #:            1.866.206.0336

Conference Code:            0966610103


Instructions:  Participants can enter the conference call by dialing the teleconference # during the specified date and time.  When prompted, enter the conference code followed by the # key.  To disconnect, simply hang up. Please note, there is no need to register for the call beforehand.


Note: To fulfill FRIAA’s requirements applicants must be able to demonstrate participation in one of the Information Sessions, or if applicable, a face-to-face meeting with a FRIAA FireSmart field representative as defined in Subsections 2.3 (g) and 5.1 of the Request for Expressions of Interest.



  1. Introduction and Roll Call
    1. FFP Liaisons – Rick Arthur and Andy Gesner
    2. Roll call – name and organization (please send an email with your name, title, organization and phone number to within 24 hours after the teleconference to confirm your participation and details)


  1. Grant Application Process
    1. Request for Expressions of Interest (RFEOI) – September 24, 2018
      1. Brief description of the important aspects of the project being proposed
    2. Request for Proposals (RFP), by invitation only – November 19, 2018
      1. A detailed description of the project including schedules and budgets
    3. Project term (2 years) and maximum grant request ($200K/$300K)


  1. Project Prioritisation
    1. Mitigation of incoming wildfire to a community
    2. Multi-partner projects within 10-km community zone
      1. Planning, cross-training, interagency cooperation, etc.
    3. Projects with a 1-year duration


  1. Elements of Successful RFEOI’s
    1. Supported by a Wildfire Mitigation Strategy
    2. Proposed work is on a high-hazard fuels or on other high priority activities recommended in mitigation strategy (e.g. targeted education activities, cross-training, etc.)
    3. Proposed work is in high risk communities
    4. Proponent can demonstrate significant buy in and support (financial or otherwise) for the proposed work.


  1. Conclusion and Questions



* Agenda subject to change