CAL FIRE Wildfire Prevention Grants Program FY 2022-2023

Portal ID:
16265
Status:
Active
Opportunity Type:
  • Grant
Last Updated:
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Details

Purpose:

CAL FIRE’s Wildfire 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 Wildfire Prevention Grants Program funds three types of activities: hazardous fuels reduction, Wildfire prevention planning, and Wildfire prevention education. Please see the corresponding FY 2022-23 Wildfire Prevention Grants Procedural Guide located on the Wildfire 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 2022-23 Wildfire Prevention Grants Procedural Guide located on the Wildfire Prevention Grants webpage.

Eligible Geographies:

To see a full list of eligible geographic area requirements, please see the corresponding FY 2022-23 Wildfire Prevention Grants Procedural Guide located on the Wildfire Prevention Grants webpage.

Important Dates

The date (and time, where applicable) by which all applications must be submitted to the grantmaker. Time listed as “00:00” equates to midnight.
The date on which the grantor expects to announce the recipient(s) of the grant.
June 2023
The length of time during which the grant money must be utilized.
March 15, 2029

Funding Details

The total projected dollar amount of the grant.
$115,000,000
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
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
Certain grants require that the recipient(s) provide a letter of intent.
No
Certain grants require that the recipient(s) be able to fully or partially match the grant award amount with another funding source.
No
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) Wildfire 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). 

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:
WP Grants, 1-916-224-8442, WPGrants@fire.ca.gov