California Fire Safe Council (CFSC) and U.S. Forest Service
06/18/20 5:00 PM PDT
Grants to California nonprofits, Tribes, IHEs, local and state government agencies, for-profits, and school districts for projects to mitigate the risk of wildfires in local communities. Funding is intended to support a wide range of activities, including educational programs, planning projects, training, and hazardous fuel treatments.
The purpose of the grant program is to support fire risk reduction activities by landowners in at‐risk communities to restore and maintain resilient landscapes and create fire adapted communities. Funds should be utilized for hazard mitigation competitive grants in the following categories:
Funds are available for all fire prevention activities including training, planning, hazardous fuel treatments, and fire prevention education programs.
Programs or activities proposed for SFA funding must meet the following criteria:
Hazardous fuel reduction proposals can include funds for project implementation, such as hiring contractors or paying agency personnel, for purchase of needed supplies and tools such as chainsaws, personal protective supplies, hand tools, etc., and other products or services necessary for the successful completion of the project.
GrantWatch ID#: 150937
Projected maximum number of applications selected for funding in 2020 program: 13
The maximum grant application request cannot exceed $200,000 federal grant dollars.
Fiscal sponsors may submit 2 applications and receive up to $200,000 for themselves, plus be awarded up to $100,000 each for the organizations they are sponsoring (up to 3 organizationstotal).
The grant performance period is 24 months. Grant funds cannot be expended after the termination date. The grant start date is anticipated to be October 2020, but dates are subject to change.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply online: http://www.cafiresafecouncil.org/zoomgrantslogin/
Senior Grant Specialist
Associate Grant Specialist
Phone: 559- 288-2603
Contact Amber if you have questions about how to use features in the ZoomGrants website:
Director Phone: 916‐
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