Managed by CSFS, the Forest Restoration and Wildfire Risk Mitigation grant program provides funding for fuels and forest health projects or capacity building projects on non-federal land in CO. The program was funded to reduce risk of wildfire, promote forest health, and encourage the use of woody material for forest products.
The FRWRM grant program supports projects on non-federal lands in Colorado for the purposes of:
- Fuels and forest health projects, and/or
- Capacity building projects
Eligible applicants include local community groups, local government entities such as fire protection districts, public and private utilities, state agencies, and non-profit groups.
The FRWRM program was established through Senate Bill 17-050 to provide state support in the form of competitive grant funds that encourage community-level actions across the state to:
Additional information about the program purpose, requirements and eligibility can be found in the request for applications (RFA). Applicants should contact local CSFS Field Offices for support and guidance in developing projects and applications for future funding.
- Reduce the risk of wildfire to people, property, and infrastructure in the wildland-urban interface (WUI)
- Promote forest health and forest restoration projects
- Encourage utilization of woody material for traditional forest products and biomass energy