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  • 2014 Fall Board Meeting
    2014 Fall Board Meeting

    The NVFC Fall Meeting will be held in Lafayette, LA, on September 17-19. Learn more and register.

  • CSU Scholarships
    CSU Scholarships

    NVFC members can apply for one of two scholarships to Columbia Southern University. Learn more and apply.

  • Guide for Families of Volunteer Firefighters
    Guide for Families of Volunteer Firefighters

    A new guide from the NVFC helps families navigate the volunteer fire service life and provides guidance for keeping family relationships strong. Learn more and access the guide.

  • Share the Load
    Share the Load

    Behavioral health is just as critical as physical health and safety. The NVFC has launched the Share the Load behavioral health campaign. Access resources, including the Fire/EMS Helpline at

  • Resources for Wildland Fire Preparedness
    Resources for Wildland Fire Preparedness

    The Wildland Fire Assessment Program provides resources, tools, and training to help firefighters conduct structural assessments in the WUI and prepare their communities for the next wildfire. Access resources.

  • Legislative Victory! FEPP and FFP Programs Fully Restored

    The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have reached an agreement that will allow for the full resumption of the Federal Excess Personal Property (FEPP) and Fi…


  • Guide for Family Members of Volunteer Responders Now Available

    Joining the volunteer fire service means a lifestyle change not only for the individual volunteer, but also for their entire family. To help family members navigate the volunteer fire service life, th…


  • Globe Offers Discount on CLASSIX® SE to NVFC Members

    Purchasing new, state-of-the-art turnout gear is a challenge for many volunteer fire departments. Globe is providing assistance with the launch of an innovative new style available at a value price. I…


  • Register for FREE Wildland Fire Assessment Program Training – September 20 in Lafayette, LA

    Register today to participate in the Wildland Fire Assessment Program FREE training that’s taking place in conjunction with the National Volunteer Fire Council’s annual fall meeting. This is an open t…


  • National Preparedness Month Starts September 1

    National Preparedness Month starts in just two weeks. Make plans now to participate in activities to prepare yourself, your department, and your community before the next disaster strikes. Join the Na


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