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FY 2014 SAFER Application Assistance Tools

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The following documents will help you prepare for the FY 2014 Staffing for Adequate Fire & Emergency Response (SAFER) Grants application period.

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Icon for file of type application/pdfEconomic Hardship Supplemental Information - Hiring of Firefighters Activity

If you are planning to apply under the Hiring of Firefighters Activity, new questions have been added to the application to assist with understanding the economic condition of fire departments across the United States. Collecting this information beforehand will reduce the time and energy needed to complete your application when the next grant cycle opens.

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Icon for file of type application/pdfFY 2014 SAFER Self-Evaluation Sheet - Hiring Applications

This Self Evaluation Sheet has been developed to help you understand the criteria that you must address in your Narrative Statement when applying for the Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) Grant. The Peer Reviewers will review all the criteria in your Narrative Statement and assess the degree to which your proposal best describes your fire department and community risks, the requirements you have listed that will reduce those risks, and how your project(s) align
with the SAFER Grant priorities.

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Icon for file of type application/pdfFY 2014 Self-Evaluation Sheet - Recruitment and Retention Application Fire Departments

This Self Evaluation Sheet has been developed to help you understand the criteria that you must address in your Narrative Statement when applying for the Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) Grant. The Peer Reviewers will review all the criteria in your Narrative Statement to assess the degree to which your proposal best describes your fire department and community risks, the requirements you have listed that will reduce those risks, and how your project(s) align with the SAFER Grant priorities.

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Icon for file of type application/pdfFY 2014 SAFER Recruitment and Retention Application National, State, Local, or Tribal Volunteer Firefighters 2014 Interest Organizations

This Self Evaluation Sheet has been developed to help you understand the criteria that you must address in your Narrative Statement when applying for the Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) Grant. The Peer Reviewers will review all the criteria in your Narrative Statement to assess the degree to which your proposal best describes your organization and community risks, the requirements you have listed that will reduce those risks, and how your project(s) align with the SAFER Grant priorities.

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Icon for file of type application/pdfFY 2014 SAFER Application Checklist

If you are planning to apply to the SAFER Grant program, completing this checklist will help you prepare your SAFER Grant application. Collecting this information beforehand will reduce the time and energy needed to complete your application when the next grant cycle opens.

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Icon for file of type application/pdfFY 2014 SAFER Frequently Asked Questions 2014 (FAQs)
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Icon for file of type application/pdfFY 2014 SAFER Funding Opportunity Announcement

Key Dates and Time
Application Start Date: February 9, 2015 at 8:00 AM EST
Application Submission Deadline: March 6, 2015 at 5:00 PM EST
Anticipated Funding Selection Date: N/A
Anticipated Award Date: No later than September 30, 2015

Other Key Dates
Projected Award Start Date(s): June 1, 2015
Projected Award End Date(s): September 30, 2015

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