Win $500 Community Service Funding Awards

Win $500 Community Service Funding Awards

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) today announced the launch of its TakeAction campaign that targets middle and high school students living in areas with wildfire risks. The campaign highlights important information about wildfire risks to life and property. Through TakeAction, students can use educational resources to implement local grassroots community service projects that increase resident safety and improve a home’s likelihood of surviving a wildfire.

Win $500 Community Service Funding Awards

In addition to the educational resources available through the TakeAction campaign, U.S. residents ages 13 – 22 who complete a wildfire risk reduction or post-fire project and submit an application are eligible to receive one of twenty $500 Community Service Funding Awards. Sponsored by State Farm, the funding awards are part of NFPA’s 2015 Year of Living Less Dangerously from Wildfire outreach effort. Winning applicants can use the award toward future educational costs, or it can be donated to the charitable organization of their choice. The deadline to submit applications is November 15, 2015.

WHITEBOARD VIDEO: This whiteboard animation video provides important information that increases middle and high school age students’ knowledge about wildfire and introduces them to the TakeAction campaign.

Find additional resources and learn more about the TakeAction campaign and the State Farm-sponsored Community Service Funding Awards at

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