Forest Service Wildfire Risk Reduction / Wildfire Response RFA 2020

The summary for the Forest Service Wildfire Risk Reduction / Wildfire Response RFA 2020 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 Forest Service, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Forest Service Wildfire Risk Reduction / Wildfire Response RFA 2020: The U.S. Forest Service supports Moving Toward Shared Stewardship Across Landscapes as part of a conceptual framework for making strategic investments across landscapes to co-manage wildfire risk and achieve positive outcomes at the most appropriate scale. Within this framework, Eastern Region Cohesive Fire Strategy Competitive Request for Applications is designed to support and carry out the goals of the National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy (NCS) across the Midwestern and Northeastern States as well as meet the intent of the current year budget direction. These national goals are: Restore and Maintain Landscapes: Landscapes across all jurisdictions are resilient to fire-related disturbances in accordance with management objectives. Create Fire Adapted Communities: Human populations and infrastructure can withstand a wildfire without loss of life and property. Improve Wildfire Response: All jurisdictions participate in making and implementing safe, effective, efficient risk-based wildfire management decisions.
Federal Grant Title: Forest Service Wildfire Risk Reduction / Wildfire Response RFA 2020
Federal Agency Name: Forest Service (USDA-FS)
Grant Categories: Environment, Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-FS-2020-WRR-WR
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 10.664
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: December 20th, 2019
Original Application Deadline: December 20th, 2019
Posted Date: October 28th, 2019
Creation Date: October 28th, 2019
Archive Date: January 19th, 2020
Total Program Funding: $2,100,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $150,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $25,000
Expected Number of Awards: 15
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Last Updated: October 30th, 2019
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
State governments - County governments - City or township governments - Special district governments - Independent school districts - Public and State controlled institutions of higher education - Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized) - Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Nonprofits that do not have a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Forest Fire Compacts
Grant Announcement Contact
Robert Fitzhenry
Grantor
Phone (603) 953-3294
Dennis Fiore
Grantor
(414) 944-3932
Eastern Region Cooperative Fire Specialists
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