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NFS: FY24 Southern Area State Fire Capacity Hazard Mitigation Due 01/15/24

Opportunity Title:

FY24 Southern Area State Fire Capacity Hazard Mitigation

Funder/Agency:

Department of Agriculture

Forest Service

Opportunity Number:

USDA-FS-2024-SGSF-MIT

Description:

All non-State Forestry Agency applications (except Tribes) must have a letter of support from the State Forestry Agency when submitting in Grants.gov.


The USDA Forest Service State Fire Capacity (SFC) Hazard Mitigation priorities are consistent with the goals of the National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy (https://forestsandrangelands.gov/strategy/thestrategy.shtml), specifically as listed below.

1. Restore and Maintain Landscapes: Landscapes across all jurisdictions are resilient to fire-related disturbances, in accordance with management objectives.

2. Create Fire Adapted Communities: Human populations and infrastructure can withstand a wildfire without loss of life or property.

Additionally, SFC priorities reflect the national USFS priorities of improving the condition of forests, and grasslands, promoting shared stewardship by increasing partnerships and volunteerism, and by being good neighbors and providing excellent customer service.

SFC Hazard Mitigation application activities should clearly focus on identifying and creating fire adapted communities by:

• Reducing hazardous fuels in the Wildland Urban Interface (WUI)

• Developing, and implementing Community Wildfire Protection Plans (CWPPs)

• Providing prevention and mitigation education, and/or

• By achieving Fire Adapted Community and Firewise programming and other community hazard mitigation activities.

Eligibility:

  • Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)

  • County governments

  • Special district governments

  • Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)

  • State governments

  • Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education

  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education

  • City or township governments

Award Details:

Total Amount Available:

$5,500,000


Maximum Award:

$300,000


Minimum Award:

$25,000

Deadline:

January 15, 2024


Grant Management Associates has years of experience with opportunities like this one. Contact us today for a consultation.

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