Contest kicks off to determine State Farm $500 award winners for Wildfire Community Preparedness Day projects

Blog Post created by laurenbackstrom Employee on Feb 12, 2014

Wildfire Prep Day 2014As part of the NFPA and State Farm partnership, a campaign focusing on wildfire education will become the first nationwide Wildfire Community Preparedness Day, slated to take place May 3, 2014. 

In an effort to assist with our Preparedness Day outreach and promotional efforts, State Farm will be providing monetary awards of $500 to 20 individual projects that will be undertaken during the May 3 event! To determine which community projects will receive the awards, a contest kicks off today. 

To enter, visit the NFPA/State Farm Wildfire Preparedness Day Neighborhood Project Award Promotion contest app powered by SnapApp through either:

From either location, you may post your neighborhood’s planned activity (or activities). Include your name and potential participants, your contact information, city and state, and how you will use the project funding. The deadline to post your project idea is March, 19, 2014.

Then, recruit votes! Encourage your friends, family, colleagues and neighbors to vote for your project idea through the contest app on the website or NFPA’s Firewise Facebook page. The deadline to vote for your favorite project is March 19, 2014.

Votes will be considered in NFPA’s final determination of the winning project ideas. 

For more information about the National Wildfire Preparedness Day and offcial contest rules, please visit