Department of Natural Resources
To assist fire departments in acquiring fire fighting equipment for local communities.
The number of fire departments involved; number of communities served; population of area served; number of formal, written, nonpay mutual aid agreements; annual budget; type of organization (paid or volunteer); current participation in FHA Community Facilities Loan; currently under a commercial loan; unusual fire hazards; type of water supply; and insurance classification.
Fire departments in rural communities with populations of 10,000 or less and that have publicly-owned forested land within protection area.
Applications by June of each year; project completion by August 1 of the following year.
Grantees are notified of a grant award by November 15
Dollar Amount(s) Available:
No minimum or maximum amount.
Source(s) of Funds:
Department of Agriculture - Forest Service
Cooperative Forest Assistance Act of 1978, P. L. 95-313.
Forest Resources Division, Jack Schultz 517-284-5900 email@example.com.
Approximately $250,000 available each fiscal year.