Submit New Innovative Ideas

NIFC does not directly process research and innovative proposals, though there are a few other options to submit your ideas to:

  1. Submit your proposal to the National Wildfire Coordinating Group by following the steps in this document:
  2. For information on submitting a proposal through the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), please go to: To submit your proposal to the USDA Fire Sciences Laboratory, please fill out their contact form at: