More than $1 billion available for firefighter grants
The application periods for AFG, SAFER and FP&S grants close soon
By FireRescue1 staff
WASHINGTON — FEMA is accepting applications for all three of the Assistance to Firefighters Grants programs for fiscal year 2021, with available grant awards totaling more than $1 billion.
- AFG: The application period for the Assistance to Firefighters Grants ($414 million) closes on Friday, Jan. 21 at 5 p.m. ET. These grants focus on enhancing the public's safety and firefighters concerning fire and fire-related hazards.
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- SAFER: The application period for the Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) grants ($560 million) closes on Feb. 4 at 5 p.m. ET. SAFER grants focus on improving the capability of recipients to attain and maintain fire department staffing and to assure that their communities have adequate protection.
[Read next: SAFER 2021 grant application is now open]
- FP&S: The application period is for the Fire Protection and Safety (FP&S) grants ($46 million) will close on Feb. 18 at 5 p.m. The FP&S grants focus on enhancing the safety of the public and firefighters.
The funding notice and technical assistance documents are available at grants.gov and FEMA.gov.
Contact FEMA's Fire Grants Helpdesk via email at email@example.com with any questions.
Get additional assistance at FireGrantsHelp.
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