Government of Nova Scotia - Department of Lands and Forestry
02/26/21 Email or Postmarked
Grants to Nova Scotia small and medium-sized forestry-related businesses to offset the negative financial effects of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis. Funding is intended to reimburse companies for costs associated with implementing COVID-19 safety and health regulations.
The Forest Sector Safety Measures Fund (FSSMF) will provide grants to the most vulnerable forest sector companies, which have shouldered significant additional costs to keep workers and local communities safe. In doing so, the program will help maintain the critical forest sector infrastructure needed in rural communities and for Canada’s longer-term climate commitments.
Recognizing that COVID-19 health and safety measures can vary across types of operations and jurisdictions, Natural Resources Canada has devised guiding principles to determine eligibility of expenditures. Eligible expenses are:
Expenses determined to be eligible using the principles above will fall within the following categories:
For more details on Eligible Expense Categories, see here:
GrantWatch ID#: 194237
Reimbursement will be subject to funding available through Natural Resources Canada allocation for Nova Scotia.
The initial call for applications will include expenses incurred between April 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Online application form:
If you can’t complete the online application form, you can use the paper application form and submit it by mail or email. Submit to FSSMF@novascotia.ca or through Canada Post/courier to:
Forest Sector Safety Measures Fund Program
c/o Strathlorne Forest Nursery
15039 Route #19, P.O. Box 489
Inverness, Nova Scotia B0E 1N0
If you have questions regarding how to complete or process the COVID Expense List or Application Form, please email FSSMF@novascotia.ca or call 902-258-2626.
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