The grant is available to eligible homeowners located in a focused area near the Sunrise transmission line corridor. The focused area may change from year to year, based on fire conditions determined by the SPFMG. There are three types of Grant funded categories:
To meet state and local fire codes, create a Defensible space up to 100
feet around habitable structures located on a parcel and 10 feet along
both sides of roads and driveways, on land you own or control.
Harden habitable structures to a more ignition resistant standard such as retrofitting with approved fire-safe materials, rooftops, double pane windows, eave boxing, removal of attic vents and/or installation of alternatives, and removal or replacement of wood fencing and decks with approved fire-resistant materials.
Will focus on larger scale defensible space and structure fire prevention projects
that benefit a larger population or community. This would include the extension and
maintenance of defensible space to enhance firefighting efforts and for structure and
All submitted applications will be reviewed for eligibility and completeness. Only those applications that are eligible and complete will be considered for approval by the Sunrise Powerlink Fire Mitigation Group (SPFMG).
Sunrise Powerlink Grants Program
P.O. BOX 249
Alpine, CA 91903
The Sunrise Powerlink Fire Mitigation Group (SPFMG) consists of seven federal, state or local fire agencies and SDG&E. The SPFMG guide a mitigation fund for homeowner grants for the creation of defensible space around homes or, alternatively, for residential structure hardening improvements. The grants are available to eligible homeowners located in a focused area near the Sunrise transmission line corridor. The focused area may change from year to year, based on fire conditions determined by the SPFMG.