The National Forest Foundation is pleased to announce the that it is currently soliciting proposals for its MatchingAwards Program (MAP).

MAP is a nationally competitive grant program that provides federal funds for direct on-the-ground projects benefiting America’s National Forests and Grasslands. The program supports action-oriented projects that enhance outdoor experiences, forest and ecosystem health, and engage local communities in caring for their public lands. Nonprofits with  501(c)(3)  status, universities and Native American tribes are eligible to apply.

All projects must show a strong commitment to civic engagement and community involvement through direct public involvement. Grants are awarded for one year and require a 1:1 non-federal cash match.

Submission Deadline is June 26, 2017 at 11:59 pm MDT. Informational Webinar June 6, 2017.  Find out more here: MAP