Grants

Grant Tips: A Beginner’s Guide to Helping Your Department Get Grants

This step-by-step guide will walk you through the sometimes tedious process of collecting the information critical to nearly all grant opportunities, regardless of their origin.

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Grant Tips: Getting Grants Assistance is as Easy as 1-2-3

Finding a grant to support your agency’s equipment or service needs can be overwhelming. The Grant Assistance Program through FireGrantsHelp connects you with companies and grant opportunities relevant to your critical-need projects.

FEMA Extends Application Period for FY 2021 AFG

Citing issues with its website for the AFG program, FEMA has extended the application period for FY 2021 until 5:00 p.m. ET on January 21, 2022.

Download – FY2021 AFG PPE Project Guide

The Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program provides one of the best means that departments have to cover expenses for critically needed PPE. To assist you in formulating your application for PPE, download our guide.

Now Eligible for AFG Funding: MSA LUNAR™ Connected Device

LUNAR is a personal accountability device and a simplified safety solution that’s intuitive and easy to use. It’s wireless, cloud ready, equipped with thermal imaging, and supports collaborative search. LUNAR can be used as part of an SCBA application, SCBA + Accountability, or as a stand-alone Accountability system.

FY 2021 AFG Application Period Opened November 8: Information You Need to Know

Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program FY 2021 opened on Monday, November 8, and will close on Friday, December 17. If you’re submitting a grant for PPE, here’s what you need to know.

Grant Tips: How to Strengthen Your AFG Application

Want to strengthen your AFG application? Here are some tips to help you understand why you may have been turned down in the past, and how to submit a successful AFG application.

Grant Tips: How To Describe Your Department and Coverage Area

When applying for grants, you might struggle to find the right words. Read this article from FireGrantsHelp for tips on how describe your department and area coverage by focusing on the basics.

What the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 Means for Fire and EMS

The newly passed American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 is aimed at supporting the ongoing health and economic recovery efforts resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, with funding specifically for first responders and state and local governments. Read this full blog for more information.

PPE Funding for COVID-19: What the Latest Executive Order Includes

The recently signed executive order, “Memorandum to Extend Federal Support to Governors’ Use of the National Guard to Respond to COVID-19 and to Increase Reimbursement and Other Assistance Provided to States,” includes provisions for PPE funding available from FEMA. Read the full article for more details.