The RSG! Program has funding available to support fire and emergency response agencies with demonstrated wildland fire risk in their response area. A max of $25,000 per department is available to help RSG members cover the cost of department staffing, equipment rentals, and/or contractual services. This funding cannot be used on equipment purchases or fuels reduction work performed on property (ex: limbing, cutting).
Members who receive funding must comply with all provisions of 2 CFR 200. Community fuels reduction work will need to be completed no later than August 1, 2022.
The deadline to apply is next Friday, February 19, at 5 PM ET.To learn more about the grant and community chipping program best practices, you can view the recording of the RSG! Program December webinar.