USDA Forest Landowner Emerging Markets in Climate Mitigation Opportunity – Due Date Varies
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service: IRA Forest Landowner Support
This first Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO #1) solicits proposals to access funding from two Inflation Reduction Act provisions to:
Support the participation of underserved forest landowners in emerging private markets for climate mitigation or forest resilience (IRA Section 23002, Provision 2).
Support the participation of forest landowners who own less than 2,500 acres of forest land in emerging private markets for climate mitigation or forest resilience (IRA Section 23002, Provision 3).
Proposals are expected from a diversity of applicants including Tribes and Tribal organizations; national, regional, local, and community-based organizations; nonprofit and for-profit entities; and state and local governments. Organizations representing underserved landowners and first-time applicants for federal funds are encouraged to apply. Multiple deadlines (or “Tracks”) are available to encourage involvement from a wide variety of applicants and to capture learning for future program development. Tracks are defined by overall proposal budget size.
Track A: Proposal budgets greater than or equal to $2 million and less than $25 million.
Track B: Proposal budgets that are less than $2 million.
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 percent sub-awards.
Eligible entities include Tribal governments and organizations, states, local governments, public and private non-profits, and for-profit entities.
Total Amount Available:
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