Department of Environmental Protection

New Jersey Forest Fire Service

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Firewise Grants

Wildfire Risk Reduction – Community Firewise Grants
This NJ Forest Fire Service grant program delivers Wildfire Risk Reduction funding to organizations on a local level. Funding targets hazardous wildland fuel mitigation projects and outreach including:

  • Activities associated with Firewise Communities USA designation.
  • Hazard mitigation activities - cutting trees, shrubs, branches, and reduction of fuels that could contribute to a wildfire.
  • Training of community Firewise liaisons in wildfire preparedness.
  • Outreach and awareness activities to other community members.

Apply today through NJ Department of Environmental Protection System for Administering Grants Electronically (NJDEP SAGE).

New Jersey state departments and agencies provide financial assistance for a variety of programs through grants, for more information visit: State of NJ Grants