WDNR: Forest Fire Protection (FFP) Grant Program - County/Area Fire Association

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

View website Save this grant
Crystal ball icon
Predicted Deadline
The next cycle for this opportunity is predicted based on past data. If you save this grant, we’ll notify you if there are any changes.

Next predicted deadline: Jul 1, 2024Jul 1, 2024 9:59pm PDT (Full proposal)

Later predicted deadlines: Mar 15, 2025 9:59pm PDT (Pre proposal), Jul 1, 2025 9:59pm PDT (Full proposal)

Grant amount: US $5,000 - US $25,000

Fields of work: Firefighting & Fire Prevention

Applicant type: Nonprofit, Government Entity

Funding uses: Project / Program, Education / Outreach

Location of project: Wisconsin

Location of residency: Wisconsin

Overview:

NOTE: The pre-proposal deadline is the deadline to order from the stockroom.

Forest Fire Protection (FFP) Grant Program - County/Area Fire Association

Forest Fire Protection (FFP) 50% cost-share grants are available to Wisconsin fire departments and Forest Fire Protection (FFP) 50% cost-share grants are available to Wisconsin fire departments and county/area fire associations. Grant funding is intended to expand the use of local fire departments to augment and strengthen the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) overall initial-attack fire suppression capabilities on forest fires.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.

Eligibility:

  • County/area fire associations must have a majority of the fire department members serving organized forest fire control areas designated by the DNR.
  • See the Eligibility List for eligible expenses.

Preferences:

  • Prioritized Funding Categories:
    • Personal Protective Equipment (must meet NFPA 1977 standards)
    • Forest Fire Training
    • Forest Fire Prevention and Wildland Urban Interface
    • Forest Fire Suppression Tools, Equipment, Supplies and Materials (includes dry hydrant components and supplies for new installations only)
    • Communication Equipment for Forest Fire Suppression
    • Dry Hydrant Installation (costs such as excavation, site preparation, engine pad and signage)
    • Mapping, GPS
    • Off-road, all-wheel-drive vehicles, all-terrain vehicles (ATVs, RTVs, UTVs) up to 5-ton capacity used primarily for forest fire suppression (vehicles limited to individual fire department applicants)

Ineligibility:

Find funders like Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

See funders proven to support nonprofits like yours.

No credit card required.
instrumentl testimonial face

"Winning 30% more grants thanks to Instrumentl was a huge morale boost. My confidence continues to grow."

Linda Rucker, Grant Writer

This page was last reviewed January 16, 2024 and last updated January 16, 2024