Community Wildfire Defense Grant Program For At-Risk Communities

Agency NameDepartment of Agriculture
Funding Amount$1,000,000,000.00
Bureau Name Forest Service
Funding Mechanism Grant
New? Yes
Funding Mechanism Grant

Funding Amount Notes

Period of Availability Each annual $100 million tranche has a 4-year period of availability
Recipients Private Forest Owners, Communities At Risk From Wildfire, Tribal Communities, State Forestry Agencies And Other Nonprofit Organizations
Program Description Provide grants to communities at risk from wildfire to develop or revise their community wildfire protection plans and carry out projects described within those plans. It will include a mix of formula and competitive funds.
Eligible Uses Under development
Statutory Location 40803
Federal Cost Share Requirement Federal cost share for grants