Wildland Urban Interface Community Fire Assistance

  • Program Type
  • Grant Award
  • Submission Deadline
    September 01, 2023, Electronically submitted applications must be submitted no later than 11:59 PM., ET,
  • Supplemental Funding Available (Y/N)
  • Eligibilty Requirements (Y/N)

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 assessment 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 wildlife to communities and natural resources in high-risk areas, including associated monitoring or maintenance, on federal land an/or on adjacent non-federal 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 in-kind contribution will have priority for selection.

Future Phases

Check out an overview of each competition phase below - complete rules for each phase will be released as the competition progresses.


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