BLM-CO: Forests and Woodlands Resource Management Program
The summary for the BLM-CO: Forests and Woodlands Resource Management Program 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 U.S. government agency offering this grant.
BLM-CO: Forests and Woodlands Resource Management Program: The Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) Forest and Woodland Resource Management Program manages and conserves 58 million acres of forest and woodland in 12 western states and Alaska. These forests provide a range of ecosystem services including wildlife habitat, hydrologic function, and sustainable harvest of forest products valued by society. A primary activity of the program is to maintain and improve the resilience of forest and woodland ecosystems to wildfire, insects, disease, and drought through density management using timber sales, Stewardship agreements, and Good Neighbor (GNA) agreements. In particular, BLM Colorado manages 3.5 to 4 million acres of forested lands in Colorado. More than 2.5 million acres are considered woodlands, dominated by piñon, juniper and oak. The remaining forested acres consist of traditional commercial tree species such as ponderosa pine, lodgepole pine and Douglas fir. BLM Colorado has an opportunity to work with partner organizations to assist and collaborate with a recipient to leverage additional resources outside of the federal government, which not only furthers the BLM mission, but also improves our responsiveness to the public. In addition, by working across jurisdictional boundaries, public agencies, such as the BLM, gain efficiencies and streamline processes, which results in greater public and private participation. These collaborative efforts generate cost savings to the public by utilizing a recipient that shares similar goals of local economic improvement, environmental enhancement, and resource sustainability. Funded projects under this program will focus on high priority work that promote the following: 1) forest and woodland health; 2) sustainable forest management; 3) fire resiliency; 4) infrastructure development for future sustainable timber harvest; 5) biomass utilization; 6) habitat conservation needs; and 7) insect, disease and fire recovery. Eligible projects include, but are not limited to, the following activities: planting trees; pre-commercial and commercial thinning; salvage/sanitation forest treatments; control of competing vegetation; fuels reduction, riparian or upland restoration; project development and layout; planning analysis and document preparation needed in concert with or to carry out land use planning decisions, Endangered Species Act, cultural clearances, data collection, and monitoring. For more information on how to apply, please visit https://www.grants.gov and download the application, instructions and templates.
|Federal Grant Title:||BLM-CO: Forests and Woodlands Resource Management Program|
|Federal Agency Name:||Bureau of Land Management (DOI-BLM)|
|Grant Categories:||Natural Resources|
|Type of Opportunity:||Discretionary|
|Funding Opportunity Number:||L19AS00040|
|Type of Funding:||Cooperative Agreement|
|CFDA Descriptions:||Information not provided|
|Current Application Deadline:||July 9th, 2019|
|Original Application Deadline:||July 9th, 2019|
|Posted Date:||May 8th, 2019|
|Creation Date:||May 8th, 2019|
|Archive Date:||July 16th, 2019|
|Total Program Funding:||$0|
|Maximum Federal Grant Award:||$500,000|
|Minimum Federal Grant Award:||$0|
|Expected Number of Awards:||4|
|Cost Sharing or Matching:||No|
|Last Updated:||May 8th, 2019|
- Applicants Eligible for this Grant
- State governments - County governments - City or township governments - Special district governments - Public and State controlled institutions of higher education - Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized) - Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments) - Nonprofits that do not have a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
- Link to Full Grant Announcement
- Click on Related Documents Tab Above to Download Full Announcement, Instructions and Templates. Click on Package to Download SF424 Application Package.
- Grant Announcement Contact
- Grant Management Officer Eleni Sarris (303) 239-3908
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