California Fire Foundation currently has grant funding opportunities available up to $15,000. Any CA-based fire department, firefighter association, fire safe councils, and community-based organizations (CERT/NERT or safety focused organizations) are welcome to apply.
Funding can be used for:
- Personal Protective Equipment
- Specialized Firefighting Equipment
- Mitigation & Fuels Reduction
- First Responder Training
- Fire Prevention Education & Planning
- Community Outreach & Preparedness
Funding is available on a first come first served basis, so get your applications in today! Here is a quote about the grant from past recipient, Orland Rural Fire District: With such a generous donation by the California Fire Foundation we were able to protect several of our firefighters with up-to-date and properly fitting wildland PPE to help protect our community and our north state neighbors.
Full funding priorities and guidelines can be read here.