Financial assistance through grants and cooperative agreements is available to cooperators from the Forest Service (primarily Research and State and Private Forestry units).

Who Can We Help with Grant Administration?

  • Communities
  • Forests or Grasslands administering the grants
  • States
  • Tribes
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Universities and Colletes


  • Traning available on grants and cooperative agreements
  • Call-when-needed resource for information on:
    • Regulations and authorities
    • Matching Requirements
    • Form Requirements

For more information about this program, view or download the brochure A Cooperator's Guide to Forest Service Assistance through Grants and Cooperative Agreements (pdf, 2 pages, 312 kb)

Additional information concerning federal grants can be found on the Office of Management and Budget web site.