JFSP Funding Announcements

The Joint Fire Science Program Funding Opportunity Announcements


Now open through 3 pm AKST, Sept 30, 2020:
The Graduate Research Innovation (GRIN) announcement FA-FOA0021-001 has one task statement. Proposals must address one or more of the following topic areas: 

  • Fuels management and fire behavior 
  • Changing fire environment
  • Emissions and air quality 
  • Fire effects and post-fire recovery 
  • Relative impacts of prescribed fire versus wildfire 
  • Human dimensions of fire 

The primary announcement FA-FOA0021-002 has two task statements: 

  1. Sources and distribution of human-caused ignitions and their relation to wildfire impacts
  2. Reducing damages and losses to valued resources from wildfire

The Regional Fire Science Exchange announcement FA-FOA0021-003 has one task statement focused on leading and executing a regional fire science exchange in the following two regions (see map and supporting information in the FOA): 

  1. Lake States
  2. Tallgrass Prairie

AFSC Proposal Support

The Alaska Fire Science Consortium (AFSC) has a mission to build collaboration between scientists and fire management community in Alaska.

To help the Alaska fire science community prepare excellent proposals for 2020 JFSP funding, AFSC is organizing opportunities for investigators to explore their project ideas with AFSC staff and interested fire managers.

Contact: AFSC coordinator Alison York, ayork@alaska.edu

Letters of Support

AFSC and the AWFCG Fire Research Development and Application Committee (FRDAC) may be able to help you with letters of support. Learn more about the processes for requesting Letters of Support »