The purpose of the 2021 Evacuation Route Planning and Development Grant Program is to support counties with evacuation route identification and planning, fuel reduction, maintenance, public education, and signage for use during emergencies.
The California Fire Safe Council is pleased to announce it selected ten projects for funding. The $2.5 million in CAL FIRE grant funds will support evacuation route planning and development projects across California. Click here for the full award announcement.
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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 # 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.
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