We issue grants to public agencies, nonprofits, and tribes for efforts that protect Sierra-Cascade watersheds and communities. This includes project development, implementation, and capacity building.

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Wildfire Recovery & Forest Resilience

Applications closed.

Create more climate- and fire-resilient forested landscapes, reduce wildfire risk for communities and ecosystems, and accelerate recovery from recent wildfires.

Strategic Land Conservation

Applications closed.

Improve public access and protect lands threatened by development.

Vibrant Recreation & Tourism

Applications closed.

Promote sustainable recreation and tourism and increase access to public lands.

Resilient Communities

Currently inactive.

Increase the environmental, economic, and social resilience of communities.

Funding Resources

Regional Forest and Fire Capacity Program (RFFCP)

We provide capacity-building grants to increase forest- and wildfire-resilience project prioritization, development, and implementation.

Other Grants

Our Funding Opportunities Newsletter lists other grants that align with ours, and the California Grants Portal has all funding offered by California state agencies.

Workshops & Consultations

We offer grant writing workshops and funding consultations. Contact your Area Representative to learn more and sign up.

Manage Your Grant

Grantees are required to submit six-month progress reports and a final report using project-specific performance measures to track project outcomes. Grantees must submit a Request for Payment to be reimbursed for project expenses. Contact your Area Representative to obtain these documents.

Managing Your Grant Handbook


Have questions or need assistance? We have dedicated Area Representatives for each county in California’s Sierra-Cascade region. They can help you navigate our grant process and discuss funding and partnership opportunities.

Contact your Area Representative