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FY2010 Wood Education and Resource Center Competitive Grants Program

Post Date

December 7th 2009

Application Due Date

February 1st 2010

Funding Opportunity Number


CFDA Number(s)

Funding Instrument Type(s)


Funding Activity Categories


Grant opportunity is focused on enhancing opportunities for sustained forest products production for primary and secondary hardwood processing industies located in the eastern hardwood forest region.

Number of Awards


Eligibility Categories

State Governments
County Governments
City or Township Governments
Public and State Controlled Institutions of Higher Education
Federally Recognized Native American Tribal Governments
Non-Federally Recognized Native American Tribal Organizations
Non-Profits With 501 (c) (3) Status With The IRS (Except Higher Education Institutions)
Private Institutions of Higher Education
For-Profit Organizations (Except Small Businesses)
Small Businesses


  • Estimated Total Funding:


  • Award Range:

    $10000 - $80000

Grant Description

OVERVIEW INFORMATION Catalog of Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number is 10.681 Important Dates: November 30, 2009 Issuance of Request for Proposals February 1, 2010 Proposal Submission Deadline May 1, 2010 Approximate date for the U.S. Forest Service to notify applicants of results June 1, 2010 Approximate date of award Synopsis of Grant Opportunity: The Wood Education and Resource Center (WERC), Northeastern Area State and Private Forestry, Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture is accepting applications for cost-share demonstration projects. These projects will help the WERC meet its mission of facilitating interaction and information exchange with the forest products industry, which will enhance opportunities for sustained forest products production in the eastern hardwood forest region. The funding available this fiscal year is approximately $750,000. Completed applications are due to the WERC on or before 5:00 p.m. EST, February 1, 2010. Additional details can be obtained by visiting

Contact Information

  • Agency

    Department of Agriculture

  • Office:

    Forest Service

  • Agency Contact:

    Edward Cesa
    Deputy Director - WERC
    Phone 304-285-1530

  • Agency Mailing Address:

    federal e-mail

  • Agency Email Address:

  • More Information:

    USDA Forest Service web site

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