National Fire Plan-Wildland Urban Interface Community Fire Assistance

Funding Agency:
US Fish and Wildlife Service

To implement the National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy and assist communities at risk from catastrophic wildland fires by providing assistance in the following areas: Implementation of community programs that develop and enhance local capability in the areas of risk management and planning, training, mitigation activities, and community and homeowner education and action; Planning and implementation of fuels management reduction activities aimed at mitigating the threat of catastrophic wildfire to communities and natural resources in high risk areas, including associated monitoring or maintenance, on federal land and/or on adjacent nonfederal land; Enhancement of local and small business employment opportunities for rural communities; and providing education and training focused on increasing knowledge and fire protection capability of rural fire districts. Projects that include a cost-share or service in-kind contribution will have priority for selection.

Deadline: Sep. 1, 2023

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Amount Description

Maximum Award $10,000,000

Minimum Award $5,000

Funding Type





Community Outreach and Engagement
Environmental & Life Sciences
Social Sciences

External Deadline

September 1, 2023