Citizen Science Competitive Funding Program

Type: 
Funding
Organization: 
USFS
Description: 

Deadline Passed 12/05/2019. Deadline Unknown for 2020. The USDA Forest Service delivers world-class science, technology, and land management to sustain the Nation's forests and grasslands in collaboration with communities and our partners. In 2017, the agency launched the Citizen Science Competitive Funding Program (CitSci Fund) to support innovative projects that address science and resource management information needs while connecting people to the land and one another.

Category: 
citizen science, forest management, grasslands, community building, healthy ecosystems
Funding Amount: 
up to $25,000
Matching Funds: 
Yes

Geography:

Eligibility: 
Both federally and non-federally recognized tribes are eligible applicants. In order to apply, you must be able to put in place a partnership agreement (participatory agreement or challenge cost-share agreement) with a Forest Service unit and be able to receive money through that agreement. We do not require a tribal resolution however, you may submit one to support your application if you like.