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Upcoming Events

Aug
14
NVFC Virtual Leadership Symposium

August 14

The NVFC is pleased to announce an afternoon of live, virtual training providing a condensed version of our popular in-person full-day course offerings focused on leading successful departments. This free training event, sponsored by the Motorola Solutions Foundation, is composed of two courses: Leadership for the Fire and Emergency Services (1-3pm ET) and Volunteer Fire

Aug
19
Fire-Rescue International: Virtual Experience

August 19

In place of the usual FRI conference this year, the IAFC will hold a virtual event for the fire service.

Aug
27
Webinar: Fundraising Strategies for Fire and EMS Departments

August 27

Creative and strategic fundraising for volunteer fire and EMS organizations has never been more important. Having a clear plan, specific goals, and precise execution are keys to ensuring you make the most of those valuable hours donated by your members. Join David Denniston of McNeil & Co. for this free webinar on how to achieve

Sep
02
Webinar: AFG, SAFER, and FP&S Program Updates

September 2

More details and information coming soon!


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NVFC Calls on Congress to Make Volunteer Tax Exemption Permanent

Aug 4, 2020

On July 30, National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) chair Steve Hirsch formally requested that House and Senate leadership include a permanent extension of the Volunteer Responder Incentive Protection Act (VRIPA) in COVID-19 relief legislation that is currently under discussion. VRIPA, which exempts property tax benefits and up to $600 per year in... Read More ...

Register for the NVFC Virtual Leadership Symposium

Aug 4, 2020

The NVFC, thanks to support from the Motorola Solutions Foundation, is hosting an afternoon of free online training featuring two of our popular leadership courses: Leadership for the Fire and Emergency Services and Volunteer Fire Service Culture: Essential Strategies for Success. Join us for the NVFC Virtual Leadership Symposium on August 14 from... Read More ...

Make It Double: Volunteer Department Matches Stipends for Members

Aug 4, 2020

Wheaton (MD) Volunteer Rescue Squad The Wheaton (MD) Volunteer Rescue Squad is a highly-dedicated team with 136 operational volunteers who responded to over 10,000 emergency calls in 2019. When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, many members were financially impacted and sought assistance from the National Volunteer Fire Council’s (NVFC) Volunteer... Read More ...

Webinar: Fundraising Strategies for Fire and EMS Departments

Aug 4, 2020

Join the NVFC on August 27 at 2pm ET for this free webinar. David Denniston of McNeil & Co. will discuss how to achieve success with your fundraising efforts, especially in these unusual times. Whether you have been fundraising for decades or just started to feel the pinch, this webinar will explore how to determine your fundraising needs, what... Read More ...

Free for a Limited Time: Planning and Implementing a Training Program

Aug 4, 2020

The NVFC is offering the course Planning and Implementing a Training Program FREE for a limited time. This course reviews best practices for creating a robust training program in a volunteer fire department to ensure your training program produces positive outcomes, accomplishes training goals, and prepares members to run safe and effective... Read More ...

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