Application Period for Assistance to Firefighters Grants Opens June 11

Application Period for Assistance to Firefighters Grants Opens Monday, June 11 at 8 AM EST

Application Deadline: Friday, July 6, 2012, 5 p.m. Eastern Time

Who is eligible to apply?

  • Fire departments (career, volunteer, and combination)
  • Nonaffiliated emergency medical service (EMS) providers
  • What items are eligible for grant funding?
  • Operations and Safety Projects: Training, equipment, personal protective equipment, modifications to facilities, wellness and safety projects
  • Vehicle Acquisition Projects: Firefighting and EMS vehicles
  • Regional Projects (benefiting multiple departments): Training, equipment, personal protective equipment


Funding Priorities: See the AFG Program Guidance and Application Kit for a description of the funding priorities for FY 2012.

Questions? Call the AFG Help Desk toll-free at 1-866-274-0960 or contact AFG staff members by email at firegrants@fema.dhs.gov. Also visit http://www.fema.gov/firegrants/afggrants/index.shtm.

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