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30 Jun
2024

California Fire Foundation

  Grant Amount: $25,000

Information

The California Fire Foundation is accepting grant applications.

The Foundation supports projects that actively address wildfire preparedness and/or prevention needs, which protect and enhance the public’s safety or the safety of California’s firefighters and other first responders, including:

  • Vegetation Mitigation & Fuels Reduction
  • Education, Planning and/or Community Outreach Campaigns
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Specialized Firefighting Equipment
In this cycle, funding priority will be extended to applicants whose projects are grounded in/responsive to disinvested California communities or historically marginalized populations, with particular emphasis given to those serving areas of heightened fire risk. Priority will also be given to applicants within Pacific Gas & Electric’s service area whose wildfire prevention or preparedness projects serve under-resourced communities at heightened wildfire risk and/or socially vulnerable populations, including lowincome/impoverished, minority status, limited English proficiency, disability, and seniors/older adults, to name a few.
Match
A match is not required.

Eligibility

Applicant must be a California-based fire department, firefighter association or a nonprofit organization. This includes tribal governments and tribal nonprofit organizations. Other groups may apply when doing so in collaboration with one of the three above-referenced entities, including fiscal agents;

Fire departments serving and firefighter associations representing the same community within Pacific Gas & Electric's service area, or whose personnel/members serve the same geographic region, are eligible to individually apply for funding;

Project must benefit communities in California, with priority given to disinvested communities and historically marginalized populations located in high fire-threat areas.

Category

  • Other / Miscellaneous