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Preparedness Directorate's Office of Grants and Training

Welcome to the Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program
A program of the Preparedness Directorate's Office of Grants and Training in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, grants are awarded to fire departments to enhance their ability to protect the public and fire service personnel from fire and related hazards. Three types of grants are available: Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG), Fire Prevention and Safety (FP&S), and Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER). This Website provides a description of the three types of grants available and offers resources to help fire departments prepare and submit grant requests.

Grant Opportunities
  • Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG)
  • Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER)
  • Fire Prevention and Safety Grants (FP&S)
2006 application period now closed. Next application period: March 2007
The primary goal of the Assistance to Firefighters
Grants (AFG)
is to meet the firefighting and emergency
response needs of fire departments and nonaffiliated
emergency medical services organizations.

AFG Grants Home

 
The application period has now closed for 2006.
The purpose of the Staffing for Adequate Fire
and Emergency Response (SAFER)
grants is to
help fire departments increase the number of
frontline firefighters.

SAFER Grants Home

 
Next Application Period: Will open within the forthcoming weeks.
The Fire Prevention and Safety Grants (FP&S) grants
support projects that enhance the safety of
the public and firefighters from fire and related
hazards.

FP&S Grants Home

The application period for the Fiscal Year 2006 Fire Prevention and Safety Grants will open within the forthcoming weeks. As in the past, the application period will be open for at least 30 days. Notification of the official application start date will be posted on this website as well as distributed through the e-newsletter available at this site. (Posted: 9/3/2006)
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Owls Head - Mt. View Volunteer Fire Company Success StoryNew Success Story - Owls Head - Mt. View Volunteer Fire Company
This Assistance to Firefighters Grant success story discusses Owls Head - Mt. View Volunteer Fire Company (Malone, NY) and how the grant helped purchase equipment which has played a monumental part in making their firefighters and their citizens safer.

November 10, 2006
Awards for Fiscal Year 2006 Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) Announced
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security today announced awards for the Fiscal Year 2006 Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) awarding 360 grants to fire departments throughout the United States.

November 10, 2006
Awards for 2006 Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) Grants Announced
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security today announced awards for the Fiscal Year 2006 Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response Grant (SAFER) awarding 16 grants to fire departments throughout the United States.


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Need Help?
Contact the Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program Help Desk with any questions or comments:

1-866-274-0960 firegrants@dhs.gov

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This Web site is presented by the Preparedness Directorate's Office of Grants and Training of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in cooperation with the U.S. Fire Administration.

Office of Grants and Training
Department of Homeland Security
810 7th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20531
Phone: 1-866-274-0960 (Help Desk)   |   E-mail: firegrants@dhs.gov