Forest Service Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy RFA 2024

Active
No
Status
Posted
Published Date
November 16th, 2023
Close Date
January 16th, 2024
Award Ceiling
$300,000.00
Award Floor
$25,000.00
Expected No. Awards
25
Opportunity No.
USDA-FS-2024-COHESIVE-STRATEGY

Agency

Forest Service (USDA-FS)

Eligible Applicants

Others

Funding Category

Natural Resources

Funding Instrument

Grant

Opportunity Category

Discretionary

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement

Yes

Summary

The Forest Service is offering a grant opportunity titled "Forest Service Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy RFA 2024". This grant falls under the category of Natural Resources and is a discretionary grant. The grant requires cost sharing or matching. The purpose of this grant is to support the implementation of the National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy (NCS) across the Midwestern and Northeastern States. The goals of this strategy are to restore and maintain landscapes to be resilient to fire-related disturbances and to create fire-adapted communities that can withstand wildfires without loss of life and property. The grant has an award ceiling of $300,000 and an award floor of $25,000. It is expected that 25 awards will be given. The grant is open to eligible applicants, specifically Forest Fire Compacts. The closing date for this grant is January 16, 2024. For more information and to apply, please visit the Cohesive Fire Strategy Grant Website at https://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/r9/workingtogether/grants/?cid=FSEPRD898823. For any inquiries, you can contact Ray Parrish, the Eastern Region Cooperative Fire Specialist, at raymond.j.parrish@usda.gov or (414) 323-0859.

Description

The U.S. Forest Service supports moving toward shared stewardship across Landscapes as part of a conceptual framework for making strategic investments across landscapes to co-manage wildfire risk and achieve positive outcomes at the most appropriate scale. Within this framework, Eastern Region Cohesive Fire Strategy Competitive Request for Applications is designed to support and carry out the first two goals of the National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy (NCS) across the Midwestern and Northeastern States as well as meet the intent of the current year budget direction. These first two national goals are: Restore and Maintain Landscapes: Landscapes across all jurisdictions are resilient to fire-related disturbances in accordance with management objectives. Create Fire Adapted Communities: Human populations and infrastructure can withstand a wildfire without loss of life and property.

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