The RFA program provides funding for equipment, training, and fire prevention and mitigation activities for those rural/volunteer fire departments (RFDs) that protect rural communities and play a substantial cooperative role in the suppression of wildland fires in, on, or near United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) lands. See http://www.nifc.gov/rfa/ for additional elgibility requirements and for contact phone numbers.
Who can apply:
City Or Township Governments
Non-Government - General
Nonprofits Having A 501(C)(3) Status With The IRS, Other Than Institutions Of Higher Education
Nonprofits That Do Not Have A 501(C)(3) Status With The IRS, Other Than Institutions Of Higher Education
Private Nonprofit Institution/Organization (Includes Institutions Of Higher Education, Hospitals)
Special District Governments
State (Includes District Of Columbia; Includes Institutions Of Higher Education And Hospitals)
U.S. Territories And Possessions (Includes Institutions Of Higher Education, Hospitals)
Eligible functional categories:
Wildland Urban Interface Community and Rural Fire Assistance
A full description of the program, elgibility requirements, and contacts can be found at: http://www.nifc.gov/rfa/.
If you have problems accessing the full announcement, please contact:
Department of Interior, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, National Interagency Fire Center, 3833 S. Development Avenue, Boise, ID, 83705-5354