Grant Opportunities

This is a page where we will list currently active grants that Sonoma County communities and fire mitigation groups can apply for. We know grants are especially crucial in this work, so that is why we have this resource and offer our services as a fiscal sponsor. For more information, check out the links below, or contact our Executive Coordinator, Marika at [email protected].

Wildfire Prevention Grants


CAL FIRE’s Wildfire Prevention Grants support projects that aim to make our communities safer and healthier. These initiatives cover tasks that include reducing dangerous fuels, creating wildfire protection plans, and educating the public about wildfire safety. Click the link above to learn more!

Award Amount:

Up to $117 million is available in funding for local projects that address the risk of wildfire and reduce wildfire potential to communities.

Deadline: January 10th, 2024 by 3pm

Funding Source: California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE)

Apply Here!

Forest Health Program Grants


CAL FIRE’s Forest Health Program funds active restoration and reforestation activities aimed at providing for more resilient and sustained forests to ensure future existence of forests in California while also mitigating climate change, protecting communities from fire risk, strengthening rural economies and improving California’s water & air.

Through grants to regionally-based partners and collaboratives, CAL FIRE seeks to significantly increase fuels management, fire reintroduction, treatment of degraded areas, and conservation of forests.

This Fiscal Year 2023-24 solicitation includes two different grant types:

• Forest Health

• Forest Health Post-Fire Reforestation and Regeneration

Full Procedural Guidelines Here

Award Amount:

Up to $120 million of Fiscal Year 2023/2024 Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund monies will be awarded to eligible applicants through CAL FIRE’s Forest Health Program.

Up to an additional $50 million will be awarded to Post-Fire Reforestation and Regeneration grant applicants.

Deadline: January 15th, 2024 by 3 p.m.

Funding Source: CAL FIRE’s Forest Health Program

Apply Here!

Grant Resources

California Climate Investments Fire Prevention Grant Program


4 Year grants to provide funds for projects in and near fire threatened communities to improve public health and safety while reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

Amount: $113 million awarded in FY 2022-2023

Funding Source: CAL FIRE


Fire Management Assistance Grants (FMAG) Program and Policy Guide (PPG)


FEMA created this guide to provide guidance and information useful for state, local, tribal, and territorial governments to navigate the application and use of awards for fire suppression services, airborne assets, equipment, supplies, and personnel in support of communities’ response and recovery efforts.

They offer different grants including:


Funding Source: FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency)

Award Amount:  $1 Billion to be awarded in National Competitive Grants


California Grants Portal

Description: The state is investing $2.6 billion for wildfire prevention and response. Most of these grants are accessed by local governments and community based organizations like FireWise Communities and Fire Safe Councils.

The grants portal is a project by the California State Library which can help you find all grants and loans offered on a competitive or first-come-basis by California State Agencies.

Funding Source: State of California

Award Amount: Total of $2.6 billion


Find a flier on these grant resources here!

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