IDL Accepting Project Proposals for Forestry and Fire Grants

Wednesday January 31, 2024

Coeur d'Alene, ID - Several forestry and fire grants are now open for submission of project proposals. The grants help reduce wildfire risks in the Wildland Urban Interface (WUI), support county wildfire protection planning and improve forest health. They are administered through Idaho Department of Lands (IDL) and fall under three categories: Hazard Fuel Reduction, Western States Fire Managers and Landscape Scale Restoration.

Those eligible to apply include: state, county and local agencies; non-profit (501c3) organizations; tribes; and educational institutions. A limited number of project proposals for each program will be selected for full development and submission for a competitive process for the western United States.

IDL is offering a webinar to help with the application process.

What: Informational Webinar on Zoom
When: Friday, February 9, 2024
Time: 11 AM PT/12 PM MT
Zoom link:

Tyre Holfeltz, IDL's Wildfire Risk Mitigation Program Manager will host the webinar, covering programmatic information, project examples and best practices for completing this year’s project proposal. A Q&A session at the end of the presentation will give opportunity for questions and comments. This event will be recorded and posted on the IDL Grants webpage.

Additional assistance is available by contacting Isabella Pritchard, IDL's Grant Project Coordinator at or 208-666-8669.
The deadline for submission of project proposals is March 15, 2024.

Additional information about the grant programs as well as the FY24/25 Project Proposal Packets can be found at:

The grants are funded in part by the USDA Forest Service, State & Private Forestry Branch and are administered through IDL.This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

Photos of Grant Projects for Media and Public Use: