CAL FIRE Fire Prevention Grants Program FY 2021-2022

Portal ID:
7829
Status:
Closed (240 total applications submitted)
Opportunity Type:
  • Grant
Last Updated:
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Details

Purpose:

CAL FIRE’s Fire Prevention Grants Program provides funding for fire prevention projects and activities in and near fire threatened communities. Funded activities include hazardous fuels reduction, wildfire prevention planning, and wildfire prevention education with an emphasis on improving public health and safety while reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

Description:

The Fire Prevention Grants Program funds three types of activities: hazardous fuels reduction, fire prevention planning, and fire prevention education. Please see the corresponding FY 2021-22 Fire Prevention Grants Procedural Guide located on the Fire Prevention Grants webpage.

 

 

 

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible Applicants:

  • Nonprofit
  • Public Agency
  • Tribal Government

To see a full list of eligible applicants, please see the corresponding FY 2021-22 Fire Prevention Grants Procedural Guide located on the Fire Prevention Grants webpage.

Important Dates

Application deadline The date (and time, where applicable) by which all applications must be submitted to the grantor.
Expected award announcement The date on which the grantor expects to announce the recipient(s) of the grant.
June 2022
Period of performance The length of time during which the grant money must be utilized.
March 15, 2026

Funding Details

Total estimated available funding The total projected dollar amount of the grant.
$120,000,000
Expected number of awards A single grant opportunity may represent one or many awards. Some grantors may know in advance the exact number of awards to be given. Others may indicate a range. Some may wish to and wait until the application period closes before determining how many awards to offer; in this case, a value of “Dependent” will display.
Dependent
Estimated amount per award Grant opportunities representing multiple awards may offer awards in the same amount or in varied amounts. Some may wish to wait until the application period closes before determining per-award amounts; in this case, a value of “Dependent” will display.
Dependent
Letter of Intent Required? Certain grants require that the recipient(s) provide a letter of intent.
No
Requires Matched Funding? Certain grants require that the recipient(s) be able to fully or partially match the grant award amount with another funding source.
No
Funding Source: The funding source allocated to fund the grant. It may be either State or Federal (or a combination of both), and be tied to a specific piece of legislation, a proposition, or a bond number.
  • State

Funding Source Notes:

 California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) Fire Prevention Grants Program is funded by the State of California General Fund and with Cap-and-Trade auction proceeds appropriated by the California Legislature to agencies that administer California Climate Investments (CCI) and the General Fund (GF). 

Funding Method: The manner in which the grant funding will be delivered to the awardee. Funding methods include reimbursements (where the recipient spends out-of-pocket and is reimbursed by the grantor) and advances (where the recipient spends received grant funds directly).
  • Advances & Reimbursement(s)

How to Apply

State agencies/departments recommend you read the full grant guidelines before applying.

Resources

For questions about this grant, contact:
FP Grants, 1-916-224-8442, FPGrants@fire.ca.gov