Previous Grant Recipients

2018

  • Alameda County Fire Department – Funding to support the administration and execution of a community-based wood chipper program.
  • Alpine Fire Protection District – Public awareness and education program to increase homeowner participation in fuel source reduction programs.
  • Arcata Volunteer Firefighters – Funding to purchase a utility task vehicle to provide access to woodland and beach areas to suppress fire before reaching residential areas.
  • Bakersfield Fire Department – Purchasing 160 sets of wildland personal protective equipment to replace worn out materials.
  • Barstow Fire Protection District – Purchasing 5,000 feet of wildland hose and wildland nozzles for a fuel reduction initiative in an urban interface area.
  • Benicia Fire Department – Creating increase defensible space through the use of goats for grazing in high-risk, overgrown wildland urban interface areas.
  • Big Bear Fire Authority – Purchasing digital handheld radios to facilitate communications in disasters.
  • Bodega Bay Fire Department – Increasing public safety awareness among business and parcel owners by implementing a Wildfire Action Plan.
  • Brea Fire Department – Funding the treatment and removal of arundo donax, a flammable invasive plant, from Carbon Creek.
  • Central Calaveras Fire and Rescue – Purchasing a custom piece of firefighting equipment to replace a unit destroyed in the 2015 Butte Fire.
  • Chowchilla Fire Department – Funding for wildland firefighting personal protective equipment.
  • City of Napa Fire Department – Funding for wildland firefighting personal protective equipment.
  • City of Red Bluff Fire Department – Providing fire prevention educational materials to youth groups along with the removal of hazardous vegetation.
  • City of Richmond Fire Department – Implementing a wood chipping program to remove flammable material.
  • City of San Luis Obispo Fire Department – Meeting the city’s safety and natural resources maintenance goals through fuel reduction efforts.
  • City of Santa Barbara Fire Department – Replacing existing Emergency Medical Technician packs with new equipment and accessories that include fire shelter, gear, and more.
  • Contra Costa Fire Protection District – Acquiring specialized aerial firefighting equipment to increase wildland disaster preparedness.
  • East Contra Costa Fire Protection District – Replacing existing gas-powered fans and lights with new clean energy equipment.
  • Geyserville Fire Protection District – Holding community preparedness meetings and conducting defensible space inspections.
  • Gilroy Fire Department – Purchasing specialized communications equipment to enhance communications capabilities with CAL FIRE.
  • Goldridge Fire District – Replacing old and outdated wildland personal protective equipment.
  • Graton Fire Protection District – Replacing old and outdated wildland personal protective equipment, as well as purchasing new radios with spare batteries.
  • Groveland Fire Department – Purchasing supplies to create 35 wildland/urban interface bags for performing defense triages.
  • Healdsburg Fire Department – Funding to design and distribute a “Quick Guide to Emergency and Evacuation” to prepare residents for an emergency.
  • Herlong Volunteer Fire Department – Providing new wildland personal protective equipment to new volunteer firefighters.
  • Hopland Fire Protection District – Replacing and upgrading saws to those designed for both wildland and structure fires.
  • Keeler Volunteer Fire Department – Updating equipment such as a fire bell, sirens, and wood and grass shredders.
  • La Habra Heights Fire Department – Acquiring wildland fire suppresssion safety clothing and equipment for 20 wildland response members.
  • Lake Shastina Fire Department – Funding for fire signage as well as a mailer to educate the community on defensible space.
  • Liberty Rural County Fire District – Establishing the fire safety awareness program “Fire Prevention Week” in partnership with the local school.
  • Little Lake Fire Protection District – Providing up-to-date mapping that identifies all roads, addresses, water supplies, evacuation zones, helicopter landing zones, and hazards within the district.
  • Long Beach Firefighters – Producing a city-wide mailer to educate the public about climate disaster and fire safety preparedness.
  • Mammoth Lakes Fire Protection District – Assisting homeowners with the reduction of fuel within the defensible space of their structures.
  • Marin County Fire Department – Contracting to complete defensible space work for low income and senior residents.
  • Mayacamas Volunteer Fire Department – Funding fuel reduction projects in the area previous burned in the Nuns Canyon Fire.
  • McArthur Fire Protection District – Purchasing a specialized utility task vehicle for firefighting purposes.
  • Montezuma Valley Volunteer Fire Department – Maintaining defensible space as well as providing community CPR and First Aid Training and certification.
  • Moraga-Orinda Fire District – Developing and deploying an early warning system to alert the community of wildfires to speed evacuations.
  • Murphys Fire Protection District – Upgrading current communications equipment with up-to-date models to be used on all state-related incidents.
  • Napa County Fire Department – Funding to purchase a wood chipper for vegetation and fuel clearing operations.
  • Newman Fire Department – Purchasing thermal imaging cameras and combustible gas detectors to assist with early detection and rapid intervention.
  • Nevada County Consolidated Fire District – Creating and mailing oversize postcards raising awareness about vegetation and defensible space.
  • Northstar Fire Department – Aiding an ongoing fuels reduction project in a “Very High Fire Severity Zone.”
  • North Tahoe Fire Protection District – Replacing outdated fire nozzles with new models to assist with firefighter safety.
  • Pasadena Fire Department – Updating and replacing a personal protective equipment extractor to wash and clean gear of cancer-causing materials.
  • Pinole Fire Department – Removing dense vegetation along steep hills and valleys with assistance of specialized team.
  • Rancho Adobo Fire District – Creating a public safety campaign to inform public on how to better prepare for fires and reduce risk.
  • Rancho Cucamonga Fire Protection District – Providing safety hazard awareness training classes.
  • Rancho Santa Fe Fire Protection District – Removing hazardous trees and brush along wildfire and natural disaster evacuation routes.
  • Rodeo Hercules Fire Protection District – Funding for the removal of brush and other fuels.
  • San Antonio Volunteer Fire District – Purchasing portable fire pumps and thermal imaging cameras to better respond to emerging wildfires.
  • San Bruno Fire Department – Creating a fuel break to provide access to emergency vehicles and provide defensible space for the community.
  • Santa Cruz Fire Department – Reducing fuel and improving access for emergency roads to create a buffer between the community and wildland.
  • Scott Valley Fire Protection District – Providing defensible space for elederly and/or disabled homeowners who live in high-risk areas.
  • Seaside Fire Department – Reducing fuels in a very high hazard severity zone.
  • Stone’s Bengard Community Service District – Removing brush along main roads to improve safety and access.
  • Tehama County Fire Department – Providing 10 year smoke/carbon monoxide detectors to low income residents, and provide educational materials at events.
  • Timber Cove Fire Protection District – Creating tools to increase communications between first responders and residents during disasters.
  • Trinity Center Volunteer Fire Department – Constructing roadside fuel breaks and augmenting defensible space in the community.
  • Tuolumne County Fire Department – Providing defensible space inspections to residents in the community.
  • Ukiah Valley Fire Authority – Improving the impact of educational materials, specifically on the impacts of climate change on fire safety.
  • Weaverville Fire District – Reducing brush and grass near homes, along with educating residents on defensible space, with a focus on low income and disabled residents.
  • West Point Fire Protection District – Outfitting 20 firefighters with new safety gear, including helmets, goggles, jackets, and gloves.
  • Woodlake Fire Protection District – Providing flood control resources to residents with awareness, sand bag stations, and equipment.
  • Yuba City Fire Department – Designing, printing, and distributing a household emergency preparedness guide to residents.
  • Yucaipa Fire Department – Providing updated prevention and educational materials as well as purchasing specialized personal protective equipment.