Funding Opportunities Newsletter
October & November 2023

Upcoming Grants

Additional Resources

CalVTP Field Training: Sierra Foothills

On November 1 in Oakhurst (Madera County), Cal Poly is hosting CalVTP Field Training: Sierra Foothills, Vista Del Rio Project. This training will cover the use of the Cal Vegetation Treatment Program (CalVTP) to facilitate vegetation management and fuels reduction. Participants will complete a field treatment tour of the project area, learning about the different treatment methods used and why they were chosen. CAL FIRE staff Sebastien Cordier and Brian Mattos will discuss the need for this project, how the treatment zones were selected, and the successes as well as the shortcomings that happened during implementation. Registration is now open.

Using the CalVTP: New Implementation Tools and Lessons

On December 7, Cal Poly is hosting Using the CalVTP: New Implementation Tools and Lessons. This webinar will share insights about the latest trends, tips, and practices for agencies, fire safe councils, and landowners seeking to use the California Vegetation Treatment Program (CalVTP) to implement vegetation treatments. The panel consists of CAL FIRE staff from Sacramento headquarters and the San Luis Obispo Unit, and consultants who helped to develop and implement the CalVTP Program Environmental Impact Report (Program EIR). Registration is now open.

More Information and Assistance

Consult with the SNC Funding Team to get advice about specific funding opportunities or general funding development strategies. Contact your SNC Area Representative to set up a meeting with the Funding Team.