New Mexico Rural Fire Assistance

The summary for the New Mexico Rural Fire Assistance Federal 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 FederalGrants.com 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 government agency that is offering this grant.
Federal Grant Title: New Mexico Rural Fire Assistance
Federal Agency Name: Bureau of Land Management
Grant Categories: Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: 2007-004-NMSO-CA
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 15.242
CFDA Descriptions: National Fire Plan - Rural Fire Assistance
Current Application Deadline: No deadline provided
Original Application Deadline: READ THIS CAREFULLY. Applications are due to the contact staff listed in Section A, above, by January 31, 2007 by 4:00 pm local time. Applicants may deliver packages on-line, personally via US mail, by courier or other commercial carriers. Application packages received after the closing date and time will not be considered for award. When a late proposal is disqualified from consideration the applicant will be so notified immediately. All packages entering Federal facilities are subject to inspection and/or x-ray. The New Mexico State Office will accept hand delivered proposals daily, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Mountain Standard Time, except Saturdays, Sundays, and Federal holidays. DO NOT COMPLETE ANY ELECTRONIC FORMS DESCRIBED BELOW UNLESS YOU HAVE RECEIVED NOTIFICATION OF AWARD. If you receive notification of award, you will receive instructions from the awarding agency on how to proceed. Selections will be announced by no later than April 1, 2007.
Posted Date: Jan 05, 2007
Creation Date: Jan 09, 2007
Archive Date: Jun 01, 2007
Total Program Funding: $250,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $20,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $500
Expected Number of Awards: 25
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Grant Description
The RFA program was established to improve safety and enhance wildland firefighting resource capability and readiness of rural and volunteer fire departments; to decrease wildland fire-related losses to rural economies through enhanced local fire protection; and to help reduce Federal, State, Tribal and local government expenditures on wildland fire suppression, particularly in the wildland-urban interface.
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
State and local government, Public nonprofit institution/organizations, Other public institution/organization, Federally Recognized Indian Tribal Government, Private nonprofit institution/organization, Native American Organization, and rural fire departments serving a community with a population of 10,000 or less in the wildland/urban interface. All applicants must be rural fire departments serving a community with a population of 10,000 or less in the wildland/urban interface.
Grant Announcement Contact
Karen Dyckes y Montano
Grants/Agreements Specialist
Phone 505-438-7575 karen_dyckesymontano@blm.gov karen_dyckesymontano@blm.gov
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