Infrastructure and Investment Jobs Act Financial Assistance to Facilities that Purchase and Process Byproducts for Ecosystem Restoration


Provide financial assistance to facilities that purchase and process byproducts from ecosystem restoration projects for wood products infrastructure.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Forest Service, Department of Agriculture
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants
Program Accomplishments
Not applicable.
Public Law 117-58
Section 40804(b)(3)
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Funding priority will be to provide financial assistance to an entity seeking to establish, reopen, retrofit, expand, or improve a sawmill or other wood-processing facility that will utilize the byproducts of projects on federal land, Indian land and rangeland, that have been identified as high or very high priority for ecological restoration. For-profit entities; state, local governments; Indian Tribes; school districts; community, not-for-profit organizations; institutions of higher education; and special purpose districts (e.g., public utilities districts, fire districts, conservation districts, and ports). The applicant must be registered with the System for Award Management (SAM), which is located at
Beneficiary Eligibility
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
Application Procedure
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Notice of Funding Opportunities (NOFO) for this listing will be posted on with specific application procedure and forms.
Award Procedure
Grants, if appropriated funds are provided, will generally be nationally competitive and merit-based.
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 60 to 90 days.
Not applicable.
From 60 to 90 days.
How are proposals selected?
Financial grants are approved on the basis of nationwide review and are based on the technical and financial merits of the project as evaluated by a panel of Federal experts or their designees.
How may assistance be used?
Assistance can be used to establish, reopen, retrofit, expand, or improve a sawmill or other wood-processing facility that will utilize the byproducts of projects on federal land, or support other programs to increase the use of byproducts from restoration.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.

Matching requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.

MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Grant activities must be complete within 5 years of award. Funding will be released on receipt of an SF-270 submitted by the recipient. Funds may be advanced to cover expenses for 30 days or the recipient may request reimbursement on a monthly basis.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
None/Not specified.
Headquarters Office
Brian Brashaw
201 14th St SW
Washington, DC 20250 USA
Phone: 202-205-1380
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Project Grants) FY 22$0.00; FY 23 est $16,300,000.00; FY 24 FY 21$0.00; -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Anticipate awards to range from $50,000 to $1,000,000 with an average of $600,000.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Not applicable.
Examples of Funded Projects
Not applicable.


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