BLM-MT, Carbon and Stillwater County Community Assistance for Hazardous Fuels Projects

Funding Opportunity ID: 292978
Opportunity Number: L17AS00053
Opportunity Title: BLM-MT, Carbon and Stillwater County Community Assistance for Hazardous Fuels Projects
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Natural Resources
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 15.228
Eligible Applicants: Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility”
Additional Information on Eligibility:
Agency Code: DOI-BLM
Agency Name: Department of the Interior
Bureau of Land Management
Posted Date: Apr 03, 2017
Close Date: Jun 01, 2017
Last Updated Date: Apr 03, 2017
Award Ceiling: $20,000
Award Floor: $0
Estimated Total Program Funding: $20,000
Expected Number of Awards: 2
Description: Background: The Community Assistance program was established to develop the local capability at a county level that will promote a community-wide wildfire protection plan. Objectives: To promote programs that will be used to develop local capability in Carbon and Stillwater Counties. These programs include but not limited to; wildfire planning, wildfire mitigation actions and wildland fire education/prevention. To promote community-wide wildfire protection planning; conduct education programs about wildfire; and implement hazardous fuels reduction activities and related monitoring, on federal land, or on adjacent non-federal land that reduce the wildfire risk to communities and benefit resources on federal land. To promote Fire Adapted Communities. Public Benefit: To reduce the risk and consequences of wildfire, both in and around communities in wildland areas. To expand the capacity for local communities to help themselves and enhance the economic stability of rural communities.
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