2021 County Evacuation Route Grant Opportunity

Applications Open November 1, 2021

Applications Close November 30, 2021 at 11:59PM PST

The County Evacuation Route Grant will fund $1.9 million dollars in total to county subgrantees completing wildfire evacuation route projects. Eligible projects include evacuation route planning, implementation, public education, construction, signage, maintenance, and related activities. Counties may also choose to direct funds to any non-profit or other public agency who will complete the evacuation project work.

Informational Webinar:

Click here to view a recording of the informational grant webinar held on October 7, 2021.

Important Notices:

This grant program and publication are funded in full by the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) as part of the California Climate Investment Program, under the terms of Grant numbers 5CA05411.  The opinions expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of CAL FIRE. 

The County Evacuation Route Grant is part of California Climate Investments, a statewide program that puts billions of Cap-and-Trade dollars to work reducing GHG emissions, strengthening the economy, and improving public health and the environment–particularly in disadvantaged communities. For more information, visit the California Climate Investments website at: www.caclimateinvestments.ca.gov.


In accordance with federal law, CFSC is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs. CFSC is an equal opportunity provider and employer. 

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