Assistance to Firefighters Grant Application Period Now Open
June 11, 2012
FEMA has opened the application period for the Assistance to Firefighters Grants. Apply for a grant to help your department obtain critically needed equipment, protective gear, emergency vehicles, training, and more. Applications are due July 6.
Career, volunteer, and combination fire departments as well as nonaffiliated emergency medical service providers are eligible to apply. Grants fund a variety of fire department necessities, including training, equipment, personal protective equipment, modifications to facilities, wellness and safety projects, firefighting and EMS vehicles, and regional projects. Click here to view the Program Guidance and Application Kit, which includes a description of the 2012 funding priorities.
Find additional resources and apply at http://www.fema.gov/firegrants/afggrants.