U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Forest Service
01/19/22 5:00 PM in the applicant's region of submission
Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, for-profits, government agencies, Tribal governments, IHEs, and school districts in eligible states and territories to broaden the wood product and energy industrial markets. Applicants are advised that required registrations must be completed prior to applying. Funding is intended to support projects that improve the environmental and economic health of communities, lower costs of forest management on all land types, reduce hazardous fuels, and enhance forest health.
The following states are eligible to apply for Statewide Wood Energy Team funding: All States except AK, AZ, CA, CO, ID, KY, MA, ME, MD, MI, MN, MT, NC, NE, NH, NM, NY, OR, PA, VA, VT, WA, WI, and WV. The States listed have already received funding to establish a Statewide Wood Energy Team.
The following states are eligible to apply for Statewide Wood Utilization Team funding: All States except for AL, AZ, AR, CO, HI, MI, MN, MS, MT, NC, NM, NY, OR, PR, SC, VA, and WI. The States listed have already received funding to establish a Statewide Wood Utilization Team.
Executive Order 13985: “Advancing Racial Equity and Support for Underserved Communities Through the Federal Government”: Applications that can show a clear benefit to underserved/historically marginalized people and the communities where they reside or the forest areas that they value are encouraged.
The intent of the Wood Innovations funding opportunity is to stimulate, expand, and support U.S. wood products markets and wood energy markets to support the long-term management of National Forest System and other forest lands.
Projects can include, but are not limited to:
Preference will be given to proposals that:
A cluster for the purpose of this funding opportunity is a wood energy system that serves multiple buildings at a single location (e.g., district heating) or wood energy systems installed at multiple locations in close proximity in an attempt to further expand the use of commercially available technology and/or expand wood fuel markets. A grant provided under this opportunity can support final engineering of the wood energy systems or production.
GrantWatch ID#: 164183
The maximum for each award is generally $250,000; however, the Forest Service may consider awarding more to a proposal that demonstrates the ability to have a significant and sizeable impact on wood product or energy markets.
Awards under this announcement are typically 2 to 3 years in length. Projects of greater complexity may be awarded for a longer period of time, not to exceed 5 years.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
E-mail submittal of Part 1 (includes appendices) and Part 2 (forms) at one time to the Forest Service Regional Coordinator.
Forest Service Region is generally determined by the State where the majority of the proposed work will be conducted. Two Forest Service regions may exist in one State.
Forest Service Northern Region (Region 1) MT, ND, Northern ID, & Northwestern SD
ATTN: Julie Kies
Building 26 Fort Missoula Road
Missoula, MT 59807
Forest Service Rocky Mountain Region (Region 2) CO, KS, NE, SD, & WY
ATTN: Laura Wolf
1617 Cole Boulevard, Building 17
Lakewood, CO 80401-3305
Forest Service Southwestern Region (Region 3) AZ & NM
ATTN: Marc Estrada
333 Broadway Boulevard, SE
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Forest Service Intermountain Region (Region 4) Southern ID, NV, UT, & Western WY
ATTN: Julie Kies
Building 26 Fort Missoula Road
Missoula, MT 59804
Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region (Region 5) CA, HI, Guam, and Trust Territories of the Pacific Islands
ATTN: Larry Swan
1323 Club Drive
Vallejo, CA 95492-1110
Forest Service Pacific Northwest Region(Region 6) OR & WA
ATTN: Jim Archuleta
1220 SW 3rd Avenue
Portland, OR 97204
Forest Service Southern Region(Region 8) AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, OK, SC, TN, TX, VA, Virgin Islands, & Puerto Rico
ATTN: Marcus Taylor
5162 Valleypointe Parkway
Roanoke, VA 24019
Forest Service Eastern Region(Region 9)CT, DE, DC, IL, IN, IA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MO, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, VT, WV, WI
ATTN: Lew McCreery
180 Canfield Street
Morgantown, WV 26505
Forest Service Alaska Region(Region 10) AK
ATTN: Priscilla Morris
161 East 1st Avenue, Door 8
Anchorage, AK 99501
See this map for current Statewide Wood Energy Teams): https://www.fs.usda.gov/sites/default/files/SWET-SWUT-Map.pdf
See this map for current Statewide Utilization Energy Team: https://www.fs.usda.gov/sites/default/files/SWET-SWUT-Map.pdf
USA: Alabama; Alaska; Arizona; Arkansas; California; Colorado; Connecticut; Delaware; Florida; Georgia; Hawaii; Idaho; Illinois; Indiana; Iowa; Kansas; Kentucky; Louisiana; Maine; Maryland; Massachusetts; Michigan; Minnesota; Mississippi; Missouri; Montana; Nebraska; Nevada; New Hampshire; New Jersey; New Mexico; New York City; New York; North Carolina; North Dakota; Ohio; Oklahoma; Oregon; Pennsylvania; Rhode Island; South Carolina; South Dakota; Tennessee; Texas; Utah; Vermont; Virginia; Washington, DC; Washington; West Virginia; Wisconsin; Wyoming
USA Territories: American Samoa (USA) Guam (USA) Puerto Rico (USA) Virgin Islands (USA) Northern Mariana Islands (USA)
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