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  • Shop the NVFC Store
    Shop the NVFC Store

    The NVFC has made holiday shopping easy. FindĀ a variety of low-cost gift options for the first responders and fire service supporters in your life. Select items are 25% off! Learn more.

  • NVFC Award Nomination Period Now Open!
    NVFC Award Nomination Period Now Open!

    Recognize achievement by making your nominations for the NVFC's Lifetime Achievement Award, Fire Prevention and Education Award, Junior Firefighter of the Year, and Junior Firefighter Program of the Year. Learn more.

  • Spring Board Meeting
    Spring Board Meeting

    The 2015 NVFC Spring Meeting will takes place April 17-18 in Alexandria, VA. Learn more and register.

  • 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 www.nvfc.org/help.

  • 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.

  • Year-End Spending Bill Funds All Federal Agencies Except DHS Through FY 2015

    DHS Funded Until End of February; Funds Included for Wildland Fire and Hazmat Response Training Legislation funding most of the federal government through the end of the fiscal year was passed o…

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  • Share the Load Video Now Available

    The NVFC has released a new video as part of its Share the Load support program that helps department members recognize key signs and symptoms of five serious behavioral health issues. The brief three…

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  • Register Today: Free Fraud Prevention Webinar

    The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners estimates that fraud and abuse cause billions of dollars of losses per year, roughly equivalent to five percent of gross revenues on average. Nonprofit org…

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  • NVFC Releases Guide to Understanding and Utilizing the International Fire Code

    The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC), in partnership with the International Code Council (ICC), has released a guide, Understanding and Utilizing the International Fire Code. This guide is inten…

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  • JD Palatine Offers Discounted Background Screening Services for NVFC Members

    Background checks are an important part of a department’s recruitment process. JD Palatine has partnered with the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) to offer NVFC members its First Responder Searc…

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