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Grants of up to $10,000 to Wyoming partnerships comprised of representatives of specified stakeholders to improve the State's forests. On December 16 a conference call will be held. Funds will be provided to design and implement projects, that are not on-the-ground, that will address the following issues: (1) Fire and other disturbance, (2) Forest management, and (3) Economic opportunities and innovation.
Partnerships are to be comprised of at least 8 members who represent a diverse range of interests with representation from water, range, recreation, timber and wildlife organizations or agencies, include at least one representative of the land management agency with some jurisdiction over the project area, and include at least one elected official from local or state government.
FCAP will fund collaborative approaches to the planning, design and implementation of projects and programs that work toward meeting the Forest Task Force recommendations (see attached pdf). This grant focuses on the process is not intended to be used on-the-ground for a project. A collaborative partnership must have a plan or idea that strives towards measurable results, whether that be a guiding plan, watershed improvement, acres treated, miles of recreational trails improved, etc. Even if the collaborative partnership is not certain on how to move forward, this grant can help pay for the costs of a facilitator or coordinator to help achieve the desired goals.
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Eligibility Criteria" for clarification)
Special district governments
Additional Eligibility Criteria
•Involve a minimum of at least 8 members that represent a diverse range of interests with representation from each of the 5 categories as defined under the Multiple Use Sustained Yield Act of 1960 that include water, range, recreation, timber and wildlife.
•Include at least one representative of the land management agency with some jurisdiction over the project area.
•Include at least one elected official from local or state government.
•Have a transparent process that is non-exclusive.
In the event the project proposal is accepted, please ensure that a non-governmental organization is the lead contact on the application, that has a tax-id number and is able to handle state funds.
An FCAP Q&A Conference Call will be held on:
Wednesday, December 16th, 10:00 AM for prospective applicants to ask questions and learn more about the grant.
The call-in number will be 1-877-369-0995 with no pin.
Estimated Size of Grant
Up to $10,000.
Term of Contract
Applicants will be required to submit a progress report on June 1, 2016.