California and Nevada Firesafe Councils and Firewise Communities who are planning on a “Year of Living Less Dangerously from Wildfire” may apply on line for grant funding through the California Fire Safe Council.  According to an announcement from them:
“California Fire Safe Council (CFSC) is pleased to announce the opening of its competitive application process for 2015 wildfire prevention grants .  Funding is provided through a master grant to CFSC by the US Forest Service to administer the Grants Clearinghouse program, with CFSC issuing subawards to eligible entities in California and parts of Nevada for the following areas of wildfire prevention:
- Hazardous fuels reduction and maintenance projects on non-federal land
- Community Wildfire Protection Plans (CWPP) and other planning or assessment documents
- Prevention and mitigation education and outreach opportunities for landowners and residents in at risk communities
There is approximately 3 million dollars available for 50/50 cost-share projects in the 2015 program.
Applications are now being accepted until the deadline of February 19, 2015 at 5 p.m. PST online.”
If you are a resident of California or Nevada and are interested in applying for grant funding go to the California Firesafe Council’s website to learn more about the grant application process.  Let’s all +plan +on a “Year of Living Less Dangerously from Wildfire.”
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