In the Fall, After the Fire had the chance to present at the 2021 Colorado Wildland Fire Conference on the North Bay Forest Improvement Program. It was as successful discussion as fire professionals from all over the state learned how this public-private partnership among four counties could be implemented in Colorado. While there was much…Read More
Jennifer Gray Thompson, CEO and Judy Coffey, Board President of After the Fire, a leading nonprofit in wildfire recovery in the United States, announced a grant from the Walmart Foundation to support programs dedicated to helping communities recover, rebuild and reimagine after experiencing a megafire.
The $220,000 grant supports the work of After the Fire USA, specifically our Community to Community Programs (C2C) supporting, mentoring, coaching and sharing best practices with those affected in the devastating 2020 wildfire season that burned over 10 million acres and caused $16.4B in damage across California, Oregon, and Washington states. “The 2020 wildfire season was not only unprecedented, it was also a confirmation that we are living in the Era of Megafire. This generous grant from the Walmart Foundation demonstrates their commitment to ensuring wildfire survivors have equal access to adaptable systems, resources, best practices, and our Wildfire Resilience Network of leaders,” stated Jennifer Gray Thompson.
Jennifer Gray Thompson, CEO and Judy Coffey, Board President of a leading nonprofit in wildfire recovery in the United States announced Alaska Airlines as After the Fire USA’s exclusive travel partner. The travel partnership with Alaska Airlines supports the work of After the Fire USA in critically important ways: a donation that fiscally supports our…Read More