Category/Topic
Environment
Summary
CAL FIRE's Forest Health Grant Program awards Greenhouse Gas Reduction Funds allocated by the legislature for California Climate Investments (CCI) to implement projects that seek to:

-Proactively restore forest health and conserve working forests.
-Protect upper watersheds where the state's water supply originates.
-Promote the long-term storage of carbon in forest trees and soils.
-Minimize the loss of forest carbon from large, intense wildfires.
-Further the goals of the California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006 (AB 32).

Project activities funded by CAL FIRE's Forest Health Grant Program may include:
-Forest fuels reduction
-Prescribed fire
-Pest management
-Reforestation
-Biomass utilization
-Conservation easements and/or land acquisition through the Forest Legacy Program
-Research as a component, or stand-alone through the Forest Research Program
Eligible Entities
Academic Institutions, Local Public Agencies, Native American Tribes, Nonprofit Organizations, State Government
Eligibility Notes
including federal land management agencies; special districts; private forest landowners
Most Recent/Current Due Date
Dec 06, 2019
Due Date Notes
3 p.m. PST
Min Award
$750,000
Max Award
$5,000,000
Total Possible Multi-Year Award
$5,000,000
Match Required?
No
Funder
California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection
Total Amount Available for All Grants
$45,000,000
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