Grants Available to Support Fire and EMS Department Resources

The application period is currently open for the Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) grant, which support fire department recruitment and retention efforts, and the Fire Prevention & Safety (FP&S) grant, which supports projects that enhance the safety of the public and firefighters from fire and related hazards.

Guidance documents and resources to help with your applications are available on the grant web sites. You can also utilize these NVFC resources:

  • Learn how to use the Make Me A Firefighter campaign in your SAFER application here.
  • Watch the webinar Grants Program Update: What’s Changing and What Do I Need to Know here.
  • Take the on-demand course Grant Writing for the Fire and Emergency Services here.