The deadline for submitting grant proposals for the Tongass CCLS has been extended to April 19, 2013. This program supports the capacity of organizations to build sustainable economic opportunities in local communities through natural resource management and watershed restoration.
The National Forest Foundation offers this program with the financial support of the USFS. It provides one-year grants of up to $24,000 to enable organizations and collaborative groups to build their capacity to convene, plan, and monitor watershed and landscape projects. Additonally, the program strives to help organizations build internal and community capacity to meet objectives associated with the creation of jobs that contribute to the economic sustainability of communities.
Note that the extension is for hard-copy submission only.
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