Category/Topic
Environment
State or Federal?
State
Summary
California’s 2019-2020 budget allocated up to $49.7 million to CAL FIRE’s Fire Prevention Program to improve the resiliency of forested and forest adjacent communities and upper watershed forests while achieving climate goals. CAL FIRE’s Fire Prevention Grants Program (FP) provides funding for local projects and activities that address the risk of wildfire and reduce wildfire potential to forested and forest adjacent communities. Funded activities include: hazardous fuel reduction, fire planning, and fire prevention education with an emphasis on improving public health and safety while reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

The three qualifying projects and activities include those related to hazardous fuel reduction and removal of dead, dying, or diseased trees, fire prevention planning, and fire prevention education.
Eligible Entities
Local Public Agencies, Native American Tribes, Nonprofit Organizations, State Government
Eligibility Notes
Local government must be within or adjacent to State Responsibility Area

Eligible applicants include: fire districts, community services districts, water districts, and special districts, or certified local conservation corps, Fire Safe Councils
Most Recent/Current Due Date
Dec 04, 2019
Due Date Notes
3:00pm PDT

* NIFC Account Creation Deadline: November 26, 2019
Total Possible Multi-Year Award
$46,700,000
Match Required?
No
Match Notes
•Please note that although matching funds are not required, the existence of matching funds is a positive factor.
Funder
California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection
Total Amount Available for All Grants
$46,700,000
Competition Notes
• Total Grant Request: No Maximum Total Grant Request
• Equipment Limit: $250,000
• Administrative Costs: 12%
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