Community Wood Energy and Wood Innovation

Type: 
Funding
Grant Deadline: 
02/03/2021
Organization: 
U.S. Forest Service
Description: 

Deadline: 2/03/2021. The U.S. Forest Service (Forest Service) requests proposals for projects to install a thermally led community wood energy system or build an innovative wood product facility. The grants awarded under this announcement are authorized by the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (7 U.S. Code § 8113). The Forest Service solicits proposals for projects that will achieve the following: Expand thermally led community wood energy or innovative wood product opportunities Improve forest health; and Stimulate local economies.

Category: 
thermal energy, wood energy, forest health, economy, alternative fuels
Funding Amount: 
Up to $1.5 million
Matching Funds: 
Matching funds are not required; however, leveraging is required.

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Eligibility: 
Eligible applicants are non-profits; local, state, and tribal governments; businesses, companies, corporations (for profit); institutions of higher education; and special purpose districts (public utility districts, fire districts, conservation districts, school districts, and ports.)
Contact Information: 
For questions about this program, please contact: Julie Tucker at julie.tucker@usda.gov (link sends e-mail)