USDA IRA Forest Landowner Support: Tribal Access to Emerging Private Markets for Climate Mitigation and Forest Resilience

Posted by: CAKE Team
Post Date: 6/03/2024
Opportunity Type: Funding
Organization/Grantor: USDA Forest Service
Position/Title/Fund: USDA Forest Service Inflation Reduction Act Forest Landowner Support: Tribal Access to Emerging Private Markets for Climate Mitigation and Forest Resilience
Deadline: Aug 21, 2024
Description:

This forecasted funding opportunity will be the second in an anticipated series of Forest Landowner Support programming. Forest Landowner Support programs are funded by Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) provisions (Public Law No: 117-169. Subtitle D, Sec. 23002(a), Competitive Grants for Non-Federal Forest Landowners). These programs fall under the authorities of the USDA Forest Service's existing Landscape Scale Restoration Program, as authorized under Section 13A of the Cooperative Forestry Assistance Act of 1978 (16 U.S.C. 2109a). This forecasted funding opportunity will solicit proposals for IRA provision Subtitle D, Sec. 23002 (a)(2) and (a)(3) which provide the USDA Forest Service with funding to support the participation of underserved and small-acreage forest landowners in emerging private markets for climate mitigation or forest resilience. 

Award Ceiling: $2,000,000

Eligible Applicants:

  • Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
  • Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
  • Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
  • Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized), Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments), Federally Recognized Tribes, Alaska Native Corporations/Villages, Tribal Organizations (as defined in the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act)
How to Apply:

Apply online and learn more at Grants.gov.