Wildfire and Forest Resilience Grant Program

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Closed (10 total applications submitted)
Opportunity Type:
  • Grant
Last Updated:



Funds will be used to restore the ecological functions of forests and watersheds, remove flammable fuel loads, maintain fuel breaks around vulnerable communities, promote fire prevention through training, equipment and vehicles, and improve defensible space to mitigate risk against wildfires.


These monies will be used to fully fund projects with existing grant agreements previously awarded through the Grant Program.

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible Applicants:

  • Nonprofit
  • Public Agency
  • Tribal Government

Eligible Geographies:

San Diego River Watershed and Consortium Watersheds

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.
March 10, 2022
The length of time during which the grant money must be utilized.
May 2024

Funding Details

The total projected dollar amount of the grant.
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.
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.
Certain grants require that the recipient(s) provide a letter of intent.
Certain grants require that the recipient(s) be able to fully or partially match the grant award amount with another 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:

The funding was approved through the Budget Act of 2021-22 for local assistance projects. 

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).
  • Reimbursement(s)

How to Apply

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


For questions about this grant, contact:
Dustin Harrison, 1-619-390-0571, dustin.harrison@sdrc.ca.gov