Application Period Now Open for Second Round of AFG-S Funding

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has announced that the application period for the second round of the Assistance to Firefighters Grant COVID-19 Supplemental (AFG-S) program will open Tuesday, October 6, at 8am ET. Volunteer and combination fire departments can apply for a grant to fund personal protective equipment and other supplies to support COVID-19 response, including reimbursement for expenditures made earlier in 2020. A total of $33 million in funding is available, and departments have until Friday, November 13 at 5pm ET to apply.

FEMA is hosting a series of live application walkthrough webinars that demonstrate the process and review the application question-by-question. The next two webinars are scheduled for:

To learn more about the second round of AFG-S funding, click here to access a one-pager developed by FEMA.

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