VFA Grants

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. 

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


VFA Grant Applications period is now OPEN!  Applications  are due by December 31, 2023.

Christopher Fallbeck,