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Cohesive Fire Strategy Request for Applications

FY 2020 Cohesive Fire Strategy Request for Applications

The Forest Service is now requesting applications for Cohesive Fire Strategy grants for Fiscal Year 2020. All applications for this funding opportunity are being submitted through Search for grant Opportunity Number USDA-FS-2020-WRR-WR.

This request for applications is a significant way that the Eastern Region helps State Forestry Agencies achieve the wildfire risk reduction and wildfire response priorities of State Forest Action Plans.

All State Forester Sponsor letters are due to the applicant for uploading to before 5:00 pm ET on December 20, 2019, which is the application deadline.

Webinar: This year’s recording.

FY 2020 Request for Applications

Proposal Reference Information

Resources for Proposal Development

USDA Forest Service Program Justifications

Contact Information

National Association of State Foresters
Forest Service Eastern Region Cooperative Fire Specialists

  • States Covered: PA, WV, OH, IN, IA, IL, MO, MN, WI, MI, Big Rivers Compact, Great Lakes Compact

Dennis Fiore, (414) 944-3932.

  • States Covered: MA, VT, NH, CT, NY, RI, ME, NJ, DE, MD, Mid-Atlantic Compact, Northeast Compact

Robert Fitzhenry, (603) 953-3294.

NOTE: Fuels management projects adjacent to National Forests may be eligible for separate, additional
funding sources. Please consult with Brian Schaffler, Eastern Region, Fuels Program Manager, prior to
WRR/WR submission to ensure all funding opportunities are explored. Reach him at or (414) 297-3682.


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