State & Private Forestry Hazardous Fuel Reduction Program


Reduce the undesired effects of large, destructive wildfires by reducing the volume of hazardous fuels on forests, woodlands, shrublands, and grasslands. The program focuses on reducing the risk of wildland fire and long-term damage to resources and property in high priority areas. The desired outcome of the program is to reduce the risk of unplanned and unwanted wildland fire to communities and to the environment.

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 108-148, as amended, 16 U.S.C. 6513
Section 103 of the Healthy Forests Restoration Act of 2003, Public Law 108-148 (16 U.S.C. 6513), Section 8401 of the 2018 Farm Bill (PL 115-334) made the authority permanent.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Hazardous fuel reduction projects on non-Federal land
Beneficiary Eligibility
Program supports activities on non-Federal land.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
Application Procedure
This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards.
Award Procedure
States and other recipients selected for funding will be notified by the Region/Area/IITF. Standard Forest Service grant procedures apply.
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
How are proposals selected?
Not applicable.
How may assistance be used?
Use funds for necessary expenses to plan, implement and support hazardous fuel reduction projects on non-Federal land where such activities benefit resources on Federal land.
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
Grants may be awarded for a period of up to five years, however it is preferred that work be completed within 1-3 years of funding. Advance and reimbursable payments are authorized.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
None/Not specified.
Headquarters Office
Alissa Tanner
201 14th St SW
Washington, DC 20250 USA
Phone: 2022051347
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Project Grants (Discretionary)) FY 22$16,564,263.00; FY 23 est $20,000,000.00; FY 24 FY 21$14,712,360.00; FY 20$16,606,000.00; FY 19$11,183,043.00; FY 18$10,402,365.00; FY 17$15,000,000.00; -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Not applicable/available.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Not applicable.
Examples of Funded Projects
Not applicable.


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