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CAL FIRE County Coordinators Grant Program Announcement

2021 County Coordinators Grant Award

24 Counties Selected
$4.2 Million Awarded

California Fire Safe Council (CFSC) is pleased to announce that we have selected the grantees for the 2021 CAL FIRE County Coordinators Grant Program. In total, the CFSC will award $4.2million to 24 counties during this round of funding.

We have also notified an additional 12 applicants of their wait list acceptance for a potential second round of County Coordinators grant funding. We anticipate receiving this additional funding in2022.

Thank you to all applicants for your efforts and commitment to county-wide wildfire coordination and collaboration. We are looking forward to working with you toward our shared vision of a more fire-resilient California!

The objective of the County Coordinators grant project is to educate, encourage, and develop county-wide collaboration and coordination among various wildfire mitigation groups operating within counties containing State Responsibility Area (SRA) lands.

Counties and their Coordinators will working closely with the California Fire Safe Council to: (I) Build a census of all active wildfire mitigation groups in their county, (II) Analyze gaps in county-wide wildfire resiliency and emergency preparedness and develop recommendations to fill these needs, (III) Develop mechanisms to improve outreach and coordination efforts.

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 Investments Program.

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