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How to Apply for USFS Grants, Plus More Information

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The U.S. Forest Service will be accepting applications from forest landowners for grants to assist with forest health and forest resilience related to climate change.

Proposals for applications up to $2 million each are due by August 21. The grant funding was part of the Inflation Reduction Act.

Details about the grants can be found by:

Visit grants.gov and search for Opportunity Number USDA-FS-2023-IRA-FLS-01 to review detailed eligibility, and frequently asked questions, and to apply.


A “Frequently Asked Questions” document for the funding opportunities is posted in the “related documents tab” on the grant listing above. Forest Service staff also have scheduled two virtual “office hours” to answer questions from prospective applicants as follows:

  • May 3, 2024, 3:00-4:00 p.m. Eastern Time

  • June 7, 2024, 3:00-4:00 p.m. Eastern Time

To participate in one of these sessions, visit: Forest Landowner Support Office Hours Microsoft Teams room at any point during the times listed above. Pre-registration is not required.

“These investments announced will expand access to markets that were previously out-of-reach, allowing underserved and small-acreage forest landowners to address climate change, while also supporting rural economies and maintaining land ownership for future generations,” said Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack.


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