2022 Community Fire-Safe Capacity Building Grant Opportunity

Community Fire-Safe Capacity-Building Grant Award Announcement    

California Fire Safe Council (CFSC) is pleased to announce the grant award selection for the 2022 Community Fire-Safe Capacity-Building Grant Program. The map of recipient organizations and additional background about the Community Fire-Safe Capacity-Building Grant Program can be found here.

In total, CFSC will award $280,000 to 14 recipients throughout California. Awarded grants will support capacity building, including media and communication development, salary support, and volunteer management.

Thank you to all applicants for your efforts and commitment to wildfire preparedness. We look forward to providing ongoing support and resources toward our shared vision of a more wildfire prepared California!

The Community Fire-Safe Capacity-Building grant program is provided with funding from Edison International and the CA Department of Conservation.


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For questions about the grant program or application process, please contact:


Important Notices:

This capacity program will also partner with the CFSC County Coordinator grant program to ensure support of newly developed fire safe council partnerships during and after the grant award. This program will prioritize applicants from counties that have a county coordinator and/or the applying organization is a fire safe council, please refer to the scoring criteria for more information.

Priority Counties: Alpine, Amador, Butte, Del Norte, El Dorado, Humboldt, Inyo, Lake, Lassen, Los Angeles, Mendocino, Modoc, Napa, Nevada, Orange, Placer, Plumas, Sacramento, Sierra, Siskiyou, Solano, Sonoma, Trinity, Tulare, Ventura, Yolo, & Yuba

Funding for this grant is in partnership with Edison International and the California Department of Conservation’s Regional Forest and Fire Capacity Program.

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