What is it?
Implementation of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) to provide $1B over a 5 year period ($200M per year) to communities at risk of wildfire to 1) develop/revise their
Community Wildfire Protection Plans (CWPP) and/or 2) implement mitigation activities identified within their CWPPs.
Who is eligible to apply?
Communities at risk of wildfire, including local governments, non-profit organizations, HOAs, Tribes and State Forestry agencies.
How to apply?
The 2023 application period is now open. Applicants will need to submit an online grant proposal through
forestrygrants.org. Contact Shauna Morris at
Shauna.Morris@odf.oregon.gov to request a unique application link for each grant proposal. Check the
USDA Forest Service - CWDG page for guidance as well as informational webinar dates.
Helpful tools for the 2023 application process:
CWDG information session
The Oregon Department of Forestry hosted an information session on Sept. 7, 2023, that focused on application specifics, resource exploration, timelines and reporting basics.