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IIJA Bureau of Land Management Colorado Rangeland Resource Management Program


The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is seeking applications for its Rangeland Resource Management Program to administer grazing for more than 155 million acres of public land.

Donor Name: Bureau of Land Management (BLM)

State: Colorado

County: All Counties

Type of Grant: Grant

Deadline: 05/22/2023

Size of the Grant: $100,000

Grant Duration: 5 years


The Rangeland Management Colorado program conducts inventories, assessments and evaluations of soil and vegetation conditions and land health. Monitoring data is collected and analyzed to ensure progress toward meeting land health standards.

Funded projects under this program will focus on high priority work such effecting the program nationally crossing state boundaries, such as, activities that support maintaining or achieving land health and productivity, increasing carbon sequestration, and creating resilient landscapes to benefit current and future generations. These activities could include, but are not limited to, such things as:

  • Facilitating the conservation and restoration of rangelands to combat climate change.
  • Soils mapping and development of ecological site descriptions.
  • Engagement of community members and other stakeholders, through mentoring, training, and educational programs.

Funding Information

  • Estimated Total Funding: $200,000
  • Maximum Award: $100,000
  • Minimum Award:$25,000

Project Period

Agreement terms for funded projects are estimated to range between one and no more than five years and are determined based on the period of performance as stated on the recipient’s project proposal.

Eligibility Criteria

  • City or township governments
  • Independent school districts
  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
  • Special district governments
  • Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
  • Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
  • Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
  • Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • State governments
  • County governments
  • Private institutions of higher education.

Additional Information on Eligibility

  • Individuals and For-Profit Organizations are ineligible to apply for awards under this NOFO.
  • This program NOFO does not support entities hiring interns or crews under the Public Lands Corps Act of 1993. The Public Lands Corps Act of 1993, 16 USC, Chapter 37, Subchapter II Public Lands Corps, is the only legislative authority that allows BLM to “hire” interns under this authority. Therefore, eligible Youth Conservation Corps may only apply for projects developed under NOFO 15.243 – BLM Youth Conservation Opportunities on Public Lands.

For more information, visit Grants.gov.

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