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BIL Provision: Community Wildfire Defense Grant Program For At-Risk Communities

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Upcoming Milestones:

Eligible Recipients:

  • Non-profit

Program Purpose:

Strategy and Planning

Reserved for Energy


Funded by:

U.S. Department of Agriculture


Provide grants to communities at risk from wildfire to develop or revise their community wildfire protection plans and carry out projects described within those plans. It will include a mix of formula and competitive funds.

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Energy Justice Mapping Tool – Disadvantaged Communities Reporter EPA and Environmental Finance Center at UNC release Leveraging the Integrated Planning Framework for Advancing Climate Resilience and Environmental Justice: 5 case studies

Case studies outlining how municipalities used EPA’s Integrated Planning Framework to incorporate climate change and/or environmental justice concerns into a holistic long-term plan.

DOE’s National Community Solar Partnership (NCSP) States Collaborative

Program that provides access to technical assistance, and more, as states seek to explore, launch, or expand community solar programs and maximize the benefits of deploying clean energy.

EPA’s Technical Assistance to Brownfields Communities Program

This webpage provides technical assistance information and resources available from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to help communities address brownfields challenges.

EPA’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Landing Page (also known as IIJA)

Funding Details

Funding Source:
Funding Type:
Grant – match required
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