BLM OR-WA Washington State Ready Reserve Program - Fire Preparedness

The summary for the BLM OR-WA Washington State Ready Reserve Program - Fire Preparedness grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the Bureau of Land Management, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
BLM OR-WA Washington State Ready Reserve Program - Fire Preparedness: Rural and community fire departments are an integral and important component of the nation's wildland fire community. Their first-response capabilities are crucial to the success of land management agencies in protecting lives and values at risk. Their services result in tremendous cost savings to taxpayers. The goal of the Ready Reserve program is to enhance the safety and effectiveness of rural fire departments responding to wildland fire incidents. Over time, enhanced training and improved local coordination capabilities will facilitate the development of local response organizations in many areas. These organizations will be skilled and prepared sufficiently to safely manage low complexity wildfire incidents within their jurisdictions. Fire management's primary focus is to reduce risks to communities, protect the public and improvements, and to prevent damage to natural and cultural resources through the prevention and suppression of fires.

This program will provide wildland fire training to rural and volunteer fire departments to enhance safety, effectiveness and local response capability in initial attack of wildland fires in or near their communities. Training represents a long-term investment to increase operational safety, boost cooperator preparedness and capability, and to manage suppression costs.
Federal Grant Title: BLM OR-WA Washington State Ready Reserve Program - Fire Preparedness
Federal Agency Name: Bureau of Land Management
Grant Categories: Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: L15AS00006
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 15.228
CFDA Descriptions: National Fire Plan - Wildland Urban Interface Community Fire Assistance
Current Application Deadline: Jan 31, 2015
Original Application Deadline: Jan 31, 2015
Posted Date: Dec 22, 2014
Creation Date: Dec 22, 2014
Archive Date: Dec 21, 2015
Total Program Funding: $200,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $104,360
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $1
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
State governments
Grant Announcement Contact
Sheri Dowley, Grants Management Specialist, 503-808-6243
Washington State Ready Reserve Program

Bureau of Land Management 801-539-4178
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