Apply for Federal Grants to Support Fire/EMS Department Initiatives

The application period for the Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) closes on Friday, February 10. These grants fund fire and EMS department necessities including equipment, protective gear, emergency vehicles, and training. The application period for the Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) Grant will open on Monday, February 13. These grants provide funding for recruitment and retention of volunteer firefighters and hiring of paid firefighters. Need help with your grant narrative? Take the NVFC course Grant Writing for the Fire and Emergency Services.