Collaborative Forest Restoration Program

Type: 
Funding
Organization: 
USDA
Description: 

Grant status unknown for FY 2016. The U.S. Forest Service requests applications for forest restoration projects on Federal, Tribal, State, County, Land Grant, or Municipal forest lands in New Mexico that are designed through a collaborative process that includes affected communities and other stakeholders. Individuals, businesses, groups and other organizations are encouraged to collaborate on the design, implementation, and monitoring of projects that value local and traditional knowledge, promote healthy and productive forests and watersheds, and build ownership and civic pride.

Category: 
Conservation, Research, Education, Land, Natural Resources, Water
Funding Amount: 
Individual awards of up to $360,000
Matching Funds: 
The applicant must provide a non-federal match of 20% of the total costs of the project.
Eligibility: 
Local and tribal governments, educational institutions, landowners, conservation organizations, and other interested public and private entities are eligible to apply for program grants. The projects may be entirely on, or on any combination of, Federal, Tribal, State, County, Land Grant (political sub-divisions of the state), or Municipal forestlands.
Contact Information: 
Walter Dunn CFRP Program Manager Phone (505) 842-3425