Grant applications are available online and can be submitted between October 2, 2019 – November 15, 2019. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis – submit yours as soon as possible while funds remain available. Grant awards up to $15,000 will be considered.
Applications are to be submitted electronically through the Foundation’s online system, accessed by clicking the “Apply” button below.
Funding requests may include programs such as:
- Improved land-use planning regarding vegetation near power lines
- Clearing grass and brush near homes
- Specialized firefighting equipment, or other fire safety and disaster preparedness and prevention programs
- First responder training
- Fire safety education, prevention, and preparedness outreach programs
Fire departments, firefighter associations and community-based organizations (CERT/NERT or safety-focused organizations) throughout California are welcome to apply for wildfire safety and preparedness funding. Factors for funding consideration may include size of organization’s impact reach, percentage of organization’s service area identified as a disadvantaged community, percentage of organization’s service area located in a Tier 3 or 2 high wildfire risk area as defined by the California Public Utilities Commission.
If you have any questions regarding this grant opportunity, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (916) 641-1707. We look forward to hearing from you!
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