USFS Wood Innovations Grant Webinar: 12/10

Nov 20, 2014

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Join the UC Biomass Utilization Group for an informational webinar on the 2015 Wood Innovations Program. This program seeks proposals to expand and accelerate wood energy and wood products markets throughout the United States to support forest management needs in National Forest System and other forest lands.


  • Julie Tucker is the National Lead for Renewable Wood Energy and is based at the US Forest Service's Washington D.C. office.
  • Larry Swan is the Woody Biomass and Utilization Specialist for USFS State and Private Forestry at the Region 5 office in Vallejo.

Larry and Julie will be giving short presentations followed by a Q & A session for applicants. 


Wood Innovations Grant Program

The Wood Innovations Grant Program has been previously known as the Woody Biomass Utilization Grant Program and the Wood-to-Energy Grant Program. The scope of the program has expanded this year to include wood products as well as energy along with the range of projects in last years Wood-to-Energy Grant Program.

The Forest Service plans to award approximately $5 million under this announcement. The maximum for each award is generally $250,000; however, the Forest Service may consider awarding more than $250,000 to a proposal that shows far reaching or significant impact. Additional information on application requirements, eligibility, and prerequisites for consideration are available at and

Proposal submission deadline is: Friday, January 23, 2015 at 11:59 p.m.


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