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MCFSC Fire Safety Micro-Grant Program

2024 MCFSC Fire Safety Micro-Grant Program

MCFSC, with support from PG&E Corporation Foundation, is launching its 2024 Micro-Grant funding opportunity to support Neighborhood Fire Safe Councils (NFSCs) and fire agencies in achieving their fire safety goals throughout Mendocino County. NFSCs and local fire agencies are key to advancing wildfire preparedness and resiliency.  With this grant opportunity, MCFSC hopes to stimulate neighborhood involvement,  improve coordination within and between communities, and build capacity for NFSCs and fire agencies.

The 2024 Fire Safety Micro-Grant Program Timeline:

Applications Open/Close: March 1, 2024 – March 31, 2024
Decision Notification: April 30, 2024
Project Completion: April 30, 2025
Final Report Submissions: June 30, 2025

MCFSC has allocated at least $100,000 in available funding. Individual grants will be considered between $2,000-$10,000. Entities eligible for funding must:

  • be a Neighborhood Fire Safe Council affiliated with the Mendocino County Fire Safe Council, or a Fire District or Fire Department operating in Mendocino County
  • serve residents of Mendocino County—all requested funds must be spent within the County
  • conduct business without discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, national origin, or religious affiliation
  • demonstrate the ability to achieve and successfully document community-impact projects

Applications may be submitted by email or as a hard copy. Submit completed proposals to king@firesafemendocino.org or to:
MCFSC Micro-Grants, PO Box 263, Ukiah, CA 95482-0263

 

Click the buttons below to download the 2024 guidelines, applications, and final report form to start brainstorming for your project now. Forms are available as a .doc or as a google doc. For any questions contact Eva King, king@firesafemendocino.org. 

Applications will be accepted March 1 – March 31, 2024. 

Check out what projects were funded under the 2022 Micro-Grant program. Click the link below for an interactive article featuring the funded projects.

https://arcg.is/18bqT80

The String Creek Fire Safe Council received a Micro-Grant in 2023 to purchase a strategically located water tank for emergency fire-suppression.