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  • Spring Board Meeting
    Spring Board Meeting

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

  • Globe Gear Giveaway
    Globe Gear Giveaway

    Globe has partnered with DuPont and the NVFC to give away 52 sets of gear to departments in need in 2015. The application deadline is June 1. Learn more and apply now!

  • Join the NVFC Today!
    Join the NVFC Today!

    You strive to be the best firefighter or EMT you can be, and the NVFC is here to help. Join today to access great NVFC member benefits! Learn more.

  • Take Action
    Take Action

    Use the NVFC's Capwiz advocacy tool to communicate with Congress on important issues impacting the fire and emergency services. Take action now!

  • 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.

  • NVFC Launches New Courses to Help Departments with Reputation and Financial Management

    The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) has released two new courses in its online Virtual Classroom to help fire departments address two important reputation management topics: Fire Service Ethics…

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  • Fire Prevention & Safety Grant Application Period Now Open

    Apply for FEMA’s Fire Prevention and Safety grant to help fund your department’s fire prevention and safety efforts. The grant supports projects that enhance the safety of the public and firefighters…

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  • Plan Now for National Volunteer Week, April 12-18

    National Volunteer Week is less than a month away. Utilize the week of April 12-18 to recognize your department’s volunteers and let community members know how they can help your department by volunte…

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  • Yardstick for Success

    By Ronny J. Coleman Every year since 2000, the National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education has put out a document on how well the nation's education system is delivering services to i…

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  • USFA Announces the 2015 Arson Awareness Week Theme

    The United States Fire Administration (USFA) is pleased to announce the theme for the 2015 Arson Awareness Week: Accelerant Detection Canines — Sniffing Out Arson. USFA and its partners – State…

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