Communities at Risk Assistance Program

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Communities at Risk Assistance Program: The program was established by the Department of Interior and related Agencies Act to alow the Bureau of Land Management to enter into assistance agreements with local communities to reduced the risk and impact of wildfire. The objective is to reduce the reisk and impact of wildfire on Utah communities through wildfire protection planning; hazardous fuels reduction, maintenance and monitoring, mitigation and education activities and to enhance local employment opportunities to accomplish these objectives.
Federal Grant Title: Communities at Risk Assistance Program
Federal Agency Name: Bureau of Land Management
Grant Categories: Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: UT-RFA-08-0002
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 15.228
CFDA Descriptions: National Fire Plan - Wildland Urban Interface Community Fire Assistance
Current Application Deadline: December 14th, 2007
Original Application Deadline: December 14th, 2007
Posted Date: December 3rd, 2007
Creation Date: December 3rd, 2007
Archive Date: Jan 13, 2008
Total Program Funding: $3,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $1,305,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $1,305,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: December 3rd, 2007
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility"
Additional Information on Eligibility
This opportunity is unrestricted, however, the BLM, Utah has been working over the past five years with the Utah Division of Forestry, Fire and State Lands to meet the objective of this program.
Grant Announcement Contact
Maria Gochis Grants & Agreements Specialist Phone 801-539-4178

Maria Gochis, Grants Management Officer [maria_gochis@blm.gov]
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