Firewise

Grant opportunities: 

Stay tuned for new opportunities being announced Summer 2024!

If you would like to receive email notifications for future grant cycles, please email 
[email protected].

N
ote that the program does not offer retroactive reimbursement for work completed prior to enrollment in the program. This involves selection notification, a site assessment with County staff, and formalized agreements authorizing grant-related projects.


Notifications and Resources:

The Oregon State Fire Marshal (OSFM) hosted a series of webinars for wildfire awareness. A recording of the webinars can be found in the link below. 

Wildfire Awareness Month: Office of the State Fire Marshal

Firewise Program Overview 

The Firewise Grant Incentive Program is administered by the Lane County Land Management Division's Long Range Planning and Building programs, with funding provided through Title III of the Federal Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Program - Section 601 of the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008. The grant program offers homeowners in rural Lane County financial assistance to make their homes better able to survive wildfires. To qualify for the Firewise Grant you just need to own a home outside of an urban growth boundary in Lane County that's at risk to wildfire - that's it! (View our eligibility map here.) 
Each of our grant incentives is based on current wildfire research that helps your home greatly reduce the chance of burning during a wildfire. Up to $15,500 in grant funding is available for qualifying properties. 



Forms

Property Owner Authorization Form (Please note that this is not an application form.)




Landscaper & Contractor Information

Landscaper & Contractor contact list  - Please note: Lane County does not endorse any of the businesses or individuals on this list. If you are a licensed landscaper, arborist or forester and would like to be added to this list, please contact us at (541) 682-6522.
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CCB License Check 
        LCB License Check 

Recommended Learning

"Fire Aware. Fire Prepared." by Oregon State University

OSU Forestry & Natural Resources Extension, along with state and local agencies and community partners, has launched a Wildfire Wednesday's lunch and learn, "Fire Aware. Fire Prepared." program. This statewide campaign helps Oregonians prepare for the reality of wildfire through greater awareness and actions. 

Wildfire Webinars Sessions 
It takes a village!
From the home to the landscape
Building community for better preparedness
Read, Set, GO!
Fire preparedness in my area
Land of fire
When fire hits
After the fire

More information and archived videos can be found here on the Fire Program Online Webinar Guide


For more information contact: 

Lane County Firewise Incentive Program

Lane County Public Works Department: Land Management Division
Customer Service Center: 3050 N Delta Hwy, Eugene, OR 97408
Phone:  541-682-6522
Email: [email protected]


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 Additional Resources:

Firewise Communities

Home Builders Association of Lane County