Community Wildfire Protection Plan Grants (CWPP'S)
The funding period runs for one year from the adoption of an approved CWPP.
Applicants will be notified within 30 days of receipt of an application.
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.
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.
Qualifications Required for Consideration
Approved and adopted a Community Wildfire Protection Plan.
Funding is limited to half of the project cost, up to $5,000.
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