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Butte County Sherriff’s Office

Capacity-Building Grants


Project Details

  • Date

    April 13, 2020

  • Amount of Grant

    $7,040


Project Description

A grant of $7,040 will purchase a trailer to carry a chipper for trees and brush. The Butte Fire Safe Council obtained a grant to buy the chipper but not a trailer. Inmates from Butte County Jail provide the labor, overseen by the Sheriff’s Office. With this trailer and chipper, work crews will be better equipped to assist with continuing efforts to clean up the more remote areas affected by the Camp Fire while also helping to maintain defensible space as vegetation returns.

Who is Eligible and How to Apply

The Butte Strong Fund grant program is designated to support organizations that are providing direct relief to those affected by the Camp Fire in five areas of major work.

How to Apply