Grant Applications

CAF Grant Qualifications & Procedures

The Canadian Avalanche Foundation provides funds to projects that meet one or more of its goals. Preference is given to:

a)  Non-profit organizations based in Canada; cooperative projects of more than one organization are possible;

b)  Projects that meet the goal of public avalanche risk reduction;

c)  Projects that are fiscally responsible;

d)  Applicants who encounter barriers due to lack of financial resources.

Applications: Applications will be considered by the Board twice annually. Applications must be submitted electronically by June 1st or October 15th annually. Please email your application to and request confirmation of receipt. See Related Attachments at the top right of this page to download an application form.


CAF Supports Participants at ISSW 2014

The Canadian Avalanche Foundation’s ISSW Fund supports the preparation and presentation of applied avalanche research and innovative field work at the International Snow Science Workshops held every two years in Canada or the United States.  It is intended to assist aspiring participants, particularly practitioners and others with limited financial resources, to cover part of their expenses such as those associated with paper/poster preparation, travel and accommodation.

ISSW 2014 is planned for Banff, Alberta in the fall of 2014.  The CAF particularly encourages members of the Canadian avalanche community to start thinking about making an ISSW presentation.  You have time now to develop ideas and gather/analyze data for presentation in Banff, a readily accessible and attractive Canadian venue.

See Related Attachments at the top right of this page to download an application form.  For more information contact the Canadian Avalanche Foundation office at or 403-678-1235.


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