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Upcoming Events

FDIC International

April 23

Visit the NVFC at booth #13073

NVFC Training Summit

June 1

This event provides an opportunity to share ideas and best practices, network, and participate in valuable classroom training. Attendees will be able to select six out of 12 breakout sessions to attend, with sessions addressing key topics in first responder health and safety. Scholarships are available for NVFC members.

NVFC Fall Meeting

September 19

Recent News

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Thank You Volunteers!

Apr 17, 2018

It’s National Volunteer Week, and the NVFC is proud to serve our nation’s volunteer firefighters, EMS providers, rescue workers, Fire Corps members, and junior firefighters. We thank you for your work every day to make our communities safer, stronger, and better prepared. We appreciate the dedication and sacrifice of all emergency service... Read More ...

2018 Georgia-Pacific Bucket Brigade Grant Application Period Now Open

Apr 17, 2018

Grants support local fire department equipment and necessities The application period for the 2018 Georgia-Pacific Bucket Brigade™ grant program is open through July 6. These grants support fire departments that serve in Georgia-Pacific facility communities and are the company’s way of giving back to the departments that keep their families,... Read More ...

Make Me A Firefighter: Six Steps to Recruitment Success

Apr 17, 2018

Ninety-one percent of fire departments in the United States utilize volunteer firefighters. Volunteers additionally serve their local departments as EMS providers, rescue workers, Fire Corps members, and in other capacities. Yet many departments struggle to recruit and retain enough volunteers to meet the expanding needs of the community. Finding... Read More ...

Free Course: Utilizing Resources to Maximize Recruitment Efforts

Apr 17, 2018

In honor of National Volunteer Week, and the NVFC is making its course Utilizing Resources to Maximize Recruitment Efforts FREE for the next two weeks. This presentation helps departments recognize and utilize readily available resources to help with recruitment and retention. Topics covered include social media and maximizing efforts through... Read More ...

Help Your Community Be Prepared for Wildfire through the Wildland Fire Assessment Program

Apr 17, 2018

The U.S. saw one of its worst wildfire seasons on record in 2017, and forecasters predict the trend will continue for severe wildfire seasons well into the future. As more and more communities are built in the wildland-urban interface (WUI), for many it is not a matter of IF, but WHEN a wildfire will strike. Wildfire Community Preparedness Day is... Read More ...

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