Apply for a SAFER Grant to Support Firefighter Recruitment and Retention

The application period for FEMA’s Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) grant is open through March 12. Fire departments and volunteer firefighter interest organizations can apply for funding to support recruitment and retention initiatives for volunteer and paid firefighters. Learn more. See how to use the NVFC’s Make Me A Firefighter campaign in your SAFER grant application here.