FRIAA FireSmart Program (FFP)

RFEOI- July 2018 Information Session

 

Details

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.

 

Agenda*

  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 admin@friaa.ab.ca 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