Idaho Firewise Grant Program

There are many state and federal grant programs that provide funding to assist communities in wildland/urban interface areas in reducing their wildfire risk.

Idaho Firewise Grant Program

Over the past 6 years, Idaho Firewise has awarded more than $96,941 to fund projects throughout Idaho.

Idaho Firewise offers grants to fire departments, Firewise USA™ Communities and other organizations that are seeking assistance with educational projects that increase wildland fire awareness. Examples of potential projects include:

  • Production of a community calendar that is designed to educate homeowners on wildland fire safety.
  • Development and printing of a handout that educates homeowners on wildland fire preparedness.
  • Mailing of fire education materials to homeowners.
  • Purchase of products/materials for a community wildland fire safety day.

To apply for a grant from Idaho Firewise, please submit a proposal in accordance with the IDFW Grant Proposal Requirements provided below.

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