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Application Deadline

The funding period runs for one year from the adoption of an approved CWPP.

Notification Date

Applicants will be notified within 30 days of receipt of an application.

Community Wildfire Protection Plan Grants (CWPP'S)

Purpose of Funding
To provide municipalities and communities a cost-share incentive to implement wildfire hazard mitigation practices, as prescribed in a CWPP.

Source of Funding
USDA Forest Service- through the National Fire Plan.

Statutory Citation
P.L. 93-288, “Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act; and N.J.S.A. 13:9 et seq.

Who is Eligible
NJ municipalities and communities within municipalities.

forestQualifications Required for Consideration
Approved and adopted a Community Wildfire Protection Plan. 

Grant Limitations
Funding is limited to half of the project cost, up to $5,000.

Application Procedures
Application procedures are explained in the CWPP template.

For More Information or to Request an Application, Contact
Gregory McLaughlin, Division Firewarden
NJ Department of Environmental Protection
State Forestry Services
Mail Code: 501-04
PO Box 420
Trenton, NJ 08625-0420
(609) 649-3611 or 609-292-2977
gregory.mclaughlin@dep.state.nj.us

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