CARSON CITY, Nev. – The Nevada Division of Forestry is seeking applications for the
State Fire Assistance grant program. About $1 million from the National Fire Plan, will
be available for projects statewide. The purpose of this funding is to mitigate risk of
wildfires in wildland-urban interface areas.
Funds can be used for costs associated with implementing on-the-ground hazardous
fuels reduction projects, information and education relating to Wildland Urban Interface
issues and homeowner and community action projects. Projects must be implemented
on state and/or private lands located in Nevada. Projects on federal lands are not
Applications must be submitted on the approved form available on the Nevada Division
of Forestry website at www.forestry.nv.gov. The site also contains a detailed description
of the criteria and instructions for eligibility and the scoring criteria that will be used to
Applications must be received by the Nevada Division of Forestry no later than 5 p.m.
August 23, 2013. Late, incomplete, faxed or electronic applications will not be
accepted. For more information contact Kacey KC at 775- 684-2511.