The council is a non-profit corporation committed to protecting lives and property from harm by wildfires, and to educating the public on wildfire dangers and how to reduce them.
The council supports projects that help make homes, neighborhoods, and communities fire safe by management of natural and man-made resources.
We are looking for people who are interested in volunteering to help meet these life-protecting goals. ... more >
Helping The Forest Service Improve Its Strategic Community Fuelbreak Improvement Project To Be Feasible And Effective
The Fire Safe Council For Monterey County, joined by other organizations, submitted a detailed comment letter to the U.S. Forest Service on its proposed Strategic Community Fuelbreak Improvement Project. The letter proposes changes to the project to make it more likely it will be completed, and more effective when completed.
Important is that you can still submit comments to the Forest Service supporting the FSCMC's comment letter ... more >
Tips On Making Your Home Safer From Wildfires And Complying With State Defensible Space Requirements
The time to prepare for wildfires is before they start.
Learn how to reduce hazardous accumulations of wildfire fuel around your home and other structures. ... more >
Learn how to reduce the ignitability of your structures. ... more >
Obtain Grants to Help Protect Your Community From Wildfires
Each year millions of dollars in grants are awarded to help make communities throughout the nation safer in the event of wildfires.
The Fire Safe Council For Monterey County can help you and your neighbors obtain grants to perform work to help make your community fire safe. ... more >
Grant Application Materials
The grant application period this year, for grants to be awarded in the 2013 grant cycle, was from May 21, 2012 until the deadline of midnight (Pacific Standard Time), July 31, 2012.
Though this year's grant application period has closed, you can prepare for next year's grant-application cycle by reviewing the materials that were provided to grant applicants this year. ...more >
Your support today may prevent wildfire tomorrow!
The Fire Safe Council For Monterey County is a non-profit 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization. Your contribution is tax-deductible, as allowed by law. Please note, we may only solicit donations from California sources, though we may accept donations from anywhere.