COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The Allstate Foundation has awarded a $20,000 grant to the Colorado Springs Fire Department for Wildfire Mitigation.
The Colorado Springs Fire Department has been included as a partner in building safer neighborhoods and stronger communities.
Officials say grant funding will be used to reduce wildfire risk by providing residential cost shares for wildfire mitigation work around at least 40 homes located in the Hunters Point/Rockrimmon neighborhood within Colorado Springs' Wildland Urban Interface (WUI).
The Colorado Springs Fire Department will be presenting specific details regarding the grant process for the affected neighborhoods at a meeting on Monday, Dec. 11 at Fire Station 18.
Established in 1952, The Allstate Foundation is an independent, charitable organization made possible by The Allstate Corporation.