Apply for funding to reduce wildfire hazards in your community

The FireSmart program funds projects that remove and reduce forest fuels like trees and deadfall.

2022 FireSmart projects

Click here to download maps showing where you can find FireSmart sites around Whitehorse.

Who can apply?

  • First Nations
  • municipal governments
  • registered non-profit organizations in good standing
  • community associations
  • school councils

Which projects qualify?

We fund fuel-reduction projects in greenbelts and undeveloped natural growth areas.

We don't fund projects on private property or land associated with private use and enjoyment.

When do I apply?

You can apply for FireSmart funding between January 1 and February 28 each year.

How do I apply?

Contact the FireSmart and Fuels Management Specialist by phone (867-332-8657) or email (FireSmart@yukon.cato find out if your project can qualify for FireSmart funding. 

We will notify you in August if your project has been approved for funding. Projects can begin once funding agreements are in place.