Community Wildfire Defense Grant

Type: 
Funding
Grant Deadline: 
10/07/2022
Organization: 
USDA Forest Service
Description: 

Applications Due: October 7, 2022. This grant aims to assist at-risk communities and tribes in preparing against and reducing the risks due to wildfire by restoring and maintaining landscapes, creating fire adapted communities, and improving wildfire response. Up to $250K is available for qualifying community wildfire protection plan development or updates. Up to $10M is available for qualifying community wildfire protection plan implementation. Tribes are also welcome to apply to the corresponding state Notices of Funding Opportunity. Learn more and apply here.

Category: 
disaster prevention and relief, natural resources, fire adaptation
Funding Amount: 
Up to $10,000,000
Matching Funds: 
Yes

Geography:

Eligibility: 
Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments) and Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
Contact Information: 
Brad Simpkins, Grantor Phone 603-312-8326, Email brad.simpkins@usda.gov