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Grant opportunity!

2018/19 Utah Forestry, Fire & State Lands Bank Stabilization Grant

Funding Available*: $50,000

* Required match on a 1:1 basis for projects.

 

Process

  1. Subcommittee of the Division of Forestry, Fire and State Lands (FFSL)
    • Establish a Subcommittee of FFSL and agency partners that shall include no more than 6 voting members.
  2. Request for Project Proposals
    • FFSL will draft a Request for Proposals (RFP) to solicit information from interested project proponents.
    • The RFP will be distributed to the Jordan River Commission, the Bear River Conservation Action Planning Group, and other potential partners and stakeholders.
  3. Receive Project Proposals
    • Applicants and their organizations may prepare project proposals and submit them to FFSL.
    • Project proposals are received by FFSL for review and scoring.
    • Project proposals must be submitted on or before July 20, 2018 in order to be considered.
  4. Scoring of Proposals
    • A sub-committee will review the proposals and score them according to the following weighted criteria:
      • 10% - Matching funds and funds above the required amount (can be in kind or cash).
      • 30% - Feasibility for project to be carried out, and funds to be expended by June 2018.
      • 20% - Demonstrated need for the project.
      • 30% - Demonstrates use of appropriate methodology for project location, consistency with CMP, and use of BMP's
      • 10% - Demonstration of committed project partners.
    • Grant awards will be announced by FFSL on or before August 3, 2018.
  5. Disbursement of Funds
    • Grant awardees must submit all reimbursement requests prior to June 30, 2019.