Could you use a little financial help for a Wildfire Community Preparedness Day project? Don't delay, apply today! The application period for $500 project awards closes on Friday, March 1.
What can you do with $500? Use it to do a project or put on an event where residents can work together on wildfire safety. Participation helps create a sense of community, where neighbors begin to look out for each other. Wildfire Community Preparedness Day projects can also help strengthen relationships between residents and the local fire department, land management agencies, community leaders and elected officials.
NFPA has provided many resources to help you get started and be successful. Not sure how to apply? Check out a great YouTube video that helps walk you through the application process step by step. The video tells you why it is important to participate, how to fill out your online form and shares tips about creating a successful narrative.
Also check out a brand new resource, the Wildfire Community Preparedness Day Toolkit! Download our new toolkit to help you get started. From picking a project to tracking progress and promoting the event, the toolkit provides a number of great resources to guide you through the process and your journey to wildfire preparedness. Follow along on Twitter for more wildfire updates @FaithBerry_NFPA.