The grant is made available through the Federal Cooperative Forestry Assistance Act. Funding for VFA Grant comes from the USDA Forest Service, which awards the grant to the Wyoming State Forestry Division (WSFD).
WSFD administers the program and approves the grants to local fire departments. Eligible applicants serve rural areas and communities with a population of 10,000 or fewer inhabitants. This includes 124 of the 132 fire departments in Wyoming.
Fire departments approved for funding must match at least 50 percent of the total project cost with local funding. Application forms are available to all eligible fire departments to apply online.
Order of Operations for the Grant
The Wyoming Fire Departments include 132 fire departments & fire stations. If you would like your logo or patch for your department featured in this video, please email it to Shielah Esterholdt at (email@example.com).
Application Due Date:
January 31, 2017
Asst Fire Mgmt Officer