Inflation Reduction Act Forest Landowner Support

Type: 
Funding
Grant Deadline: 
08/21/2024
Description: 

Deadline for Track B & C: August 21, 2024. The Inflation Reduction Act Forest Landowner Support programming provides financial assistance grants for projects that support underserved and small-acreage forest landowner participation in emerging private markets for climate mitigation and forest resilience. The Inflation Reduction Act provides the Forest Service $450 million for Forest Landowner Support which will be made available through a series of funding opportunities. Bookmark this webpage to stay up to date on current opportunities and deadlines or contact SM.FS.LandownerIRA@usda.gov to be added to an email distribution list.

Category: 
forest landowners, IRA, inflation reduction act
Funding Amount: 
Track B: Proposal budgets that are less than $2 million (deadline: 8/21/2024, quarterly reviews) Track C: Proposals to administer a national competitive regranting program may also be considered. Budgets must be greater than or equal to $5 million, less than $50 million, and include at least 80% sub-awards (deadline: 8/21/2024)

Geography:

Eligibility: 
Tracks A and B: U.S. State Governments, U.S. Local Governments, Tribal Governments, Alaska Native Corporations/Villages, Other Tribal Entities, Education Institutions, Non-Profit Entities, For-Profit Entities Track C: Nonprofit organizations with a mission focused on sustainable forestry and/or forest conservation and demonstrated success in managing competitive regional or national subgrant programs. Eligible Lands: Nonindustrial private forest land. See NOFO for definition. Eligible Activities: All proposed activities should support participation of underserved and/or small-acreage landowners in emerging private markets for climate mitigation or forest resilience. See NOFO for example project activities.