Certified Burn Manager Program
Forestry and Fuels Grants
The New Mexico Forestry Division assists with the administration of several U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service (USFS) grant programs that protect communities and benefit forest and watershed health across New Mexico.
Hazardous Fuels Treatments on Non-Federal Lands (NFL) Grants
Purpose: Projects must reduce fire threat to communities that are surrounded by hazardous forest fuels which pose a threat in the event of a wildfire. Outcomes include improving wildfire prevention and suppression, reducing hazardous fuels, and restoring fire-adapted ecosystems.
Who Can Apply: Local governments, tribal governments and political subdivisions of the state (i.e. Soil and Water Conservation Districts). Projects must be in communities adjacent to federal lands where surrounding forest fuels pose a hazard in the event of a wildfire.
Amount: Grant amounts vary up to $400,000
Deadline: Applications are accepted year round. To be considered for funds in 2023, submit your application by April 30th.
How to apply: Complete and follow all instructions on the NFL Grant Application Form.
Landscape Scale Restoration (LSR) Grants
Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) Grants
Community Wildfire Defense (CWDG) Grants