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2021 Community Wood Grant Program Awards

The Community Wood Energy and Wood Innovation Grant Program, launched in 2020, provides funding for grants to install thermally led community wood energy systems or to build innovative wood product manufacturing facilities. The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (7 USC § 8113) and annual agency appropriations authorize and fund the grants awarded under this program.

(NEW) 2021 Wood Innovations and Community Wood Press Release

Project Organization City, State Award
Establish sawmill in a small community to manufacture housing structures with high insulating value. (wood products) City of Nenana Nenana, AK $80,000
Integrate a biochar plant, firewood kiln, and pole peeler into the production process at a forest products facility. (energy) Arizona Log & TimberWorks, LLC Eager, AZ $479,721
Install a bio-oil boiler to use forest-based bio-oil at an industrial facility. (energy) Biogas Energy, Inc Sebastopol, CA $167,000
Upgrade existing sawmill to add innovative secondary manufacturing process for low-value logs. (wood products) Golden West Pine Mills, LLC Ault, CO $306,730
Rebuild 39-year-old wood boiler that uses over 80,000 tons of low value wood per year from 35 forest products businesses. (energy) Jackson Paper Manufacturing Company Sylva, NC $369,508
Install new wood boiler to generate space heat, process heat, and electricity at vertically integrated furniture plant. (energy) DCI Furniture, Inc. Lisbon, NH $705,600