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Flood Legacy Bursary


Applications for 2024 are now closed. We will start accepting applicants in January of 2025.

The History

This bursary was established after the extreme flooding that occurred in Alberta in June, 2013. Emergency responders involved in the flooding event felt that the greatest challenge of the crisis was the effective and timely allocation of all available resources. In an effort to ensure more emergency responders were prepared to deal with moving water situations, like river rescues and flood rescues, Raven Rescue created a Flood Legacy Bursary to assist smaller, volunteer departments and SAR teams obtain the right certification to operate safely during swiftwater and flood incidents.

The Bursary Today

As the climate changes, disastrous flood events will continue to affect more of Canada every year. As a result, in 2017, we extended the Flood Legacy Bursary to emergency responders across Canada.

Are you eligible?

  • volunteer firefighter or SAR team member
  • member of department or team anywhere in Canada
  • experienced flooding since 2013
  • one (1) bursary is available per department or team per year

Fill out the form below to apply today.

Flood Bursary Application

Name(Required)
Email(Required)
Provide proof of your volunteer fire or SAR team membership
Accepted file types: jpg, jpeg, png, gif.
Provide a photo of yourself in your turnout/response gear
Accepted file types: jpg, jpeg, png, gif.

Read stories of past recipients

Recipients are regularly featured on our blog.

If you have questions, don’t hesitate to e-mail us at info@ravenrsm.com or call us at 1 (250) 847 2427 or toll free at 1 (800) 880 0287.

Small Print

  • Bursaries are not transferrable to other course types, or equipment purchases
  • Bursaries are not transferrable to other people