Grants ranging between $500 to $5,000 to Deschutes County, Oregon communities for short-term activities or projects to reduce the risk of wildfires. Funding is intended for initiatives that reduce fuels and improve defensible areas in the county. Priority will be given to communities that are working to be recognized as a Firewise USA site or are currently recognized as a Firewise USA site and are proposing projects consistent with their Firewise action plan and community assessment.
A wide range of activities may be eligible for funding, including, but not limited to, equipment rental, supplies needed for community work parties, contracting out roadside chipping, fuel reduction or defensible space, and debris disposal fees.
GrantWatch ID#: 187331
There are no established minimum or maximum amounts for grant requests, however awards are anticipated to range between $500 and $5,000 and award amounts will be dependent on demand.
Projects should be completed prior to June 30, 2020.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Completed application packets should be mailed or sent via email to:
Ed Keith, County Forester
61150 SE 27th Street
Bend, OR 97702
Questions should be directed to Ed Keith.
USA: Oregon: Deschutes County
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