Government of Nova Scotia, Department of Municipal Affairs, Office of the Fire Marshal - Emergency Services Provider Fund (ESPF)
06/21/19 Postmark or Receipt
Grants of up to $20,000 to Nova Scotia volunteer fire departments, search and rescue organizations, first responder organizations, and HAZMAT organizations for equipment purchases and upgrades. Funding will support equipment to be used in response to an emergency or fire situation. Priority will be given to organizations who are in the most need of financial help.
Eligible equipment must fall into the following categories:
1. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) & Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA)
2. Communications Equipment
3. Miscellaneous Fire Fighting Equipment
4. Rescue Equipment
5. Water Supply, Suppression Equipment
6. HAZMAT Equipment
For a detailed listing of equipment by category, see:
GrantWatch ID#: 143643
The fund provides up to 75% of eligible costs to a maximum of $20,000.
The Office of the Fire Marshal requires that all approved projects must be completed by March 31, 2020.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply online through the application portal:
You may also submit proposals to:
Office of the Fire Marshal
P.O. Box 231
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2M4
Toll Free: 1-800-559-3473
Phone (902) 424-5721
Fax: (902) 424-3239
Canada: Nova Scotia