Rural Fire Assistance

The summary for the 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 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: Rural Fire Assistance
Federal Agency Name: Bureau of Land Management
Grant Categories: Disaster Prevention and Relief
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: NV-RFA-07-0001
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 15.228
CFDA Descriptions: National Fire Plan - Wildland Urban Interface Community Fire Assistance
Current Application Deadline: No deadline provided
Original Application Deadline: Feb 26, 2007
Posted Date: Dec 11, 2006
Creation Date: Dec 12, 2006
Archive Date: Mar 28, 2007
Total Program Funding: $500,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $20,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $500
Expected Number of Awards: 10
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Grant Description
The RFA program provides funding to improve the capacity and capabilities of rural and volunteer fire departments (RFDs) that protect rural communities within the State of Nevada of less than 10,000 persons and play a substantial cooperative role in the suppression of wildland fires within, or in the vicinity of lands managed by the DOI. All application packages received by the DOI Bureaus within each state are reviewed and prioitized collaboratively by a panel of DOI and partnering agency representatives. Priority for, and amount of funding awarded per grantee is based on relative need, proximity to and partnership with DOI lands and bureaus and other factors. Successful applicants will be notified and directed on procedures necessary to complete the application process.
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification) County governments City or township governments
Additional Information on Eligibility
This opportunity is open to the above named entities, and tribal fire departments located within the State of Nevada.
Grant Announcement Contact
Susan Kaller
Grants & Agreements Specialist
Phone 775-861-6559 Susan Kaller
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