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Yosemite/Sequoia RC&DC Awarded Water and Environment Grant

OAKHURST – The Yosemite/Sequoia Resource Conservation Development Council (Y/S RC&DC) is announcing that it is a recipient of an American Water Charitable Foundation 2024 Water and Environment grant, focusing on restoring the Oakhurst River Parkway. The Oakhurst River Parkway Trail Restoration Project will allocate grant funds to initiate a comprehensive Project Environmental Assessment. This foundational step involves conducting thorough pre- ...

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$20 Million Available for Forestry Sector of California

SACRAMENTO– CAL FIRE is soliciting applications for California business and workforce development projects that support healthy resilient forests and the people and ecosystems that depend on them. Who? What? When? How? Competitive projects will sequester carbon and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. A total of $20 million in funding is available. Applications will be accepted until midnight on March 8, 2024. ...

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30 Days Left to Register With FEMA for Disaster Assistance

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MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES — – Survivors with losses caused by the severe storms, floods, landslides and mudslides that began February 21, 2023, have less than 30 days left to register for federal disaster assistance. The deadline to apply for assistance is Monday, June 5, 2023. Disaster assistance is available to eligible individuals and households in the disaster-designated counties of:  Kern Madera ...

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CAL FIRE Announces Funding for Wildfire and Forest Health Issues Research

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SACRAMENTO—The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) is announcing the availability of up to $5.5 million in grant funding for Forest Health Research projects. CAL FIRE is soliciting applications for research in forest health and wildland fire science critical to the State of California that support landowners, resource agencies, fire management organizations, and decision-makers throughout the state. ...

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Tourism Grants Awarded To Local Non-Profits

OAKHURST – Visit Yosemite | Madera County has awarded $20,000 in grant money to five Madera County nonprofit tourism partner businesses. Each organization applied for the 2019 VYMC Tourism Improvement Grant to enhance visitor experience and was awarded up to $5,000. “A boost in local tourism produced additional funding, so we thought a great way to spend it was to share ...

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Funding Available For Projects On National Forest And Nearby Lands

CLOVIS – The Fresno/Madera County Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) is seeking applications for projects that would enhance forest ecosystems or restore and improve land health and water quality on the Sierra National Forest and other nearby lands. The RAC will recommend projects for funding in for both Fresno County and Madera County, made available through the Secure Rural Schools and ...

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Kiwanis Grants Bring Ideas To Life For Local Schools

OAKHURST — The spirit of giving was predominant as teachers and school representatives convened by request to celebrate one of the year’s highlights: Sierra Oakhurst Kiwanis Mini-Grants for education. Local Kiwanis and others gathered on Tuesday, Dec. 18 at El Cid Mexican Restaurant to give and receive money in support of projects and products that help mountain area students. Eighteen ...

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Grants Available From Cal Fire For Fire Prevention Projects

SACRAMENTO –  The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) has announced the availability of up to $155 million for Fire Prevention and Forest Health projects. Cal Fire is soliciting applications for projects that will “help prevent catastrophic wildfires and restore forest health while also sequestering carbon and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.” Cal Fire’s Fire Prevention Grants Program ...

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$50,000 In Grants Available For Criminal Justice

MARIPOSA — The Mariposa County Probation Department is seeking requests for proposals (RFP) from the Mariposa County community for innovative programs or projects that prevent, improve and/or addresse issues related to criminal justice. Any individual, organization or group may apply for the grant funds. A nonprofit status is not required. The Local Innovation Grant is supported by funds in the ...

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Fire Prevention Grants Available From Cal Fire

SACRAMENTO – In effort to reduce the risk and damage from wildfires, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) today announced the availability of local fire prevention grant funding. The program is part of Cal Fire’s California Climate Investments (CCI) which will increase carbon storage and sequestration in forestlands through a variety of objectives including wildfire prevention. ...

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