Fire Prevention & Safety Grants

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This section contains eligible category information, grant awards, success stories, and program contacts. The information is for fire departments and eligible organizations interested in reducing death and injuries due to fire related hazards.


The Fire Prevention and Safety (FP&S) Grants are part of the Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) and support projects that enhance the safety of the public and firefighters from fire and related hazards. The primary goal is to reduce injury and prevent death among high-risk populations. In 2005, Congress reauthorized funding for FP&S and expanded the eligible uses of funds to include Firefighter Safety Research and Development.

FP&S Program Update

The FY 2014 The Fire Prevention & Safety (FP&S) application period is tentatively scheduled to begin on

 March 16, 2015 at 8:00 AM EST and end on April 17, 2015 at 5:00 PM EST

FY 2014 FP&S Application Assistance Tools

FP&S Research and Development (R&D) Grant Section Now Available

Learn more about the research projects funded through AFG and how they are working to improve firefighter safety and health

Click here for more information

FP&S Program Tools

Fire prevention & Safety Program VIDEOS

  • FP&S Grants Video. This video gives an overview of the FP&S Grant Program, describing the purpose of the grants, eligible activities and evaluation criteria.

  • Community Risk Assessment Video. This video describes the different types of risk assessments that applicants can use and explains how the risk assessment's information can support grant requests. Community risk assessments are critical to creating an effective fire prevention and safety project and they are required to obtain a FP&S grant.

Other Resources

FP&S Success Stories

FY 2013 FP&S FAQs

System for Award Management (SAM) Registration is Required to Apply or Receive a Grant Award

  • Applicants that have not completed the SAM registration process, or have not completed the required annual renewal and revalidation of data, will not be able to draw grant funds, or submit grant amendment requests. Every eligible grantee must have their account validated through the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and have their CAGE (Commercial and Government Entity) code validated. These validations are conducted as part of the registration process after the organization has submitted their registration.
  • Please click here to complete the SAM registration as soon as possible. For questions about SAM, contact your State Assigned Grants Management Specialists or visit our SAM resource page.
  • is administered through the Government Services Administration (GSA). Technical assistance may be obtained through the Federal Service Desk at 866-606-8220.
Last Updated: 
02/26/2015 - 16:14
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