FORESTRY FUTURES TRUST ONTARIO

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Latest News for this year

September 9, 2020

The FFTC invites you to participate in the 51st call for applications for silviculture funding from the Forestry Futures Trust (FFT).  We encourage you to submit applications for eligible work. The deadline for Round 51 applications is Friday, October 9, 2020.   Please submit applications electronically including signatures and R.P.F. seals to Attn: FFTC Chair at admin@forestryfutures.com.  Each applicant will be advised, in writing, of the Committee’s decision by Friday, October 30, 2020.

The FFTC Silviculture Project Application Guide is  available under the website Forms and Reports section. You are encouraged to pay close attention to details found in Considerations for Preparing an FFT Silviculture Application that is located at the front of the Guide.

 

 

July 24, 2020

For Round 50, $3,359,207 was approved for the funding of projects within the Forestry Futures Trust Silviculture Program.  Of the 16 applications received, 14 were approved, one did not meet eligibility criteria, and one is pending. 

Among Silviculture Eligibility Categories, ten projects from Category 1:  Intensive Stand Improvement received $2,624,825 in total funding (six from the Northeast and two from each of the Northwest and South Regions).  Two projects in Category 2: Stand Rehabilitation after Natural Disturbance were approved for $318,472 (one from each of the Northeast and South Regions).  One project in Category 3: Pest Control from the South Region received $258,488 in funding and another project in Category 4: Insolvency from the Northwest Region was approved for $157,423.

Among Regions, the Northeast received 65% of the approved funding with a total of $2,192,152, the South received 25% with $847,570 in funding, and the Northwest, 10%, with $319,485 in project approvals.

 

January 31, 2020

For Round 49, $1,544,969 was approved for the funding of projects within the Forestry Futures Trust Silviculture Program.  Of the 13 applications received, 11 were approved, one did not meet eligibility criteria, and one is pending. 

Among Silviculture Eligibility Categories, four projects from Category 1:  Intensive Stand Improvement received $760,144 in total funding (three from the Northeast and one from the Northwest Regions).  Five projects in Category 2: Stand Rehabilitation after Natural Disturbance were approved for $568,554 (four from the Northeast and one from the Northwest Regions).  Two Category 4: Insolvency projects were approved for $216,271 (one from each of the South and Northeast Regions), while no applications were received under Category 3: Pest Control.

Among Regions, the Northeast received 62% of the approved funding with a total of $964,624;  the Northwest received 24% with $371,552 in funding; and the South, 14%, with $208,793 in project approvals.


 

January 9, 2020

Applications for FFT  Silviculture Round 50 are now closed.

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