Wildfire Mitigation Awards

Submission Guidelines | Deadline | Awards HistoryContact

The Wildfire Mitigation Awards are the highest national honor one can receive for outstanding work and significant program impact in wildfire preparedness and mitigation. The program was established in 2014 in response to an overwhelming number of great wildfire mitigation program efforts happening throughout the United States.

This recognition program is jointly sponsored by the National Association of State Foresters (NASF), the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC), the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), and the USDA Forest Service (USFS).

Submission Guidelines

The 2018 submission period closed November 10, 2017.


The 2018 Wildfire Mitigation Awards nomination deadline was November 10, 2017.

Awards History 

Past awardees have displayed outstanding dedication to wildfire mitigation across a broad spectrum of activities and among a variety of individuals and organizations. Meet past Wildfire Mitigation Awardees in the links below.

  2017     2016     2015  



With questions please contact: Meghan Rhodes at mrhodes@iafc.org or (703) 896 - 4839.

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