Funding Opportunities

Statewide Grant Opportunity AVAILABLE!

Application window open - California-based fire departments, firefighter associations, federally-recognized tribes, and local nonprofit organizations encouraged to apply! Applications available here

In this grant cycle, funding priority will be given to applicants whose climate-caused wildfire or other disaster prevention or preparedness projects serve under-resourced communities at heightened risk and/or socially vulnerable populations, including low-income/impoverished, minority status, limited English proficiency, disability, and seniors/older adults, to name a few.

Up to $25K available for projects within the following funding areas:

  • Vegetation Mitigation & Fuels Reduction Efforts
  • Education, Planning and/or Community Outreach Campaigns
  • Personal Protective Equipment or Specialized Firefighting Equipment Purchases

Funding Priorities & Guidelines | Frequently Asked Questions

Applications available here

Applications Due: June 30, 2024  | Grants Awarded: August 2024

Funding decisions are generally communicated several weeks after the application window closes. At any time, you may view the status of your submission on your grants portal dashboard. Due to the volume of applications received, your dashboard will be the quickest way to check on your proposal's status.