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FY 2016 Application Assistance Tools

The following documents will help you prepare for the FY 2016 Assistance to Firefighters Grants application period.

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Icon for file of type application/pdfFY 2016 AFG Fact Sheet

FY 2016 AFG Fact Sheet

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Icon for file of type application/pdfFY 2016 AFG Grant Writing Workshop

- AFG Program Overview

- Understanding the Award Process

- Application Development

- Developing the Narrative

- Top Ten Best Practices

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Icon for file of type application/pdfFY 2016 AFG Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO)

The Fiscal Year 2016 Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) contains the key programmatic updates and application requirements for all eligible applicants.

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Icon for file of type application/pdfFY 2016 AFG Grant Application Get Ready Guide

This handy guide will give you a kick-start in preparing your grant application. It will also better prepare you to thoroughly answer the application questions.

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Icon for file of type application/pdfFY 2016 AFG Narrative Get Ready Guide

This handy guide will give you a kick-start in prepping your grant application. It will also better prepare you to thoroughly answer application questions.

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Icon for file of type application/pdfFY 2016 AFG Self-Evaluation - Operations and Safety

This Self Evaluation Sheet is designed to help you understand the criteria that you must address in your Narrative Statement when applying for the Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) Program. The Panel Reviewers will review all the criteria in the Narrative Statement to assess your agency’s financial need, the degree to which your proposal best describes your community risks, the requirements you have listed that will reduce those risks, and how your project(s) align with the AFG Program priorities.

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Icon for file of type application/pdfFY 2016 AFG Self-Evaluation - Vehicle Acquisition

This Self Evaluation Sheet is designed to help you understand the criteria that you must address in your Narrative Statement when applying for the Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) Program. The Panel Reviewers will review all the criteria in the Narrative Statement to assess your agency’s financial need, the degree to which your proposal best describes your community risks, the requirements you have listed that will reduce those risks, and how your project(s) align with the AFG Program priorities.

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Icon for file of type application/pdfFY 2016 AFG Application Checklist

Are you planning to apply to the Assistance to Firefighters Grant program?

Completing this checklist will help you prepare your AFG 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 2016 AFG Cost Share Calculator

In order to assist you with determining your organization’s Local Cost Share for AFG Grants, a calculator and explanation of the formula is provided below. All applicants should ensure they are familiar with FEMA’s administration of cost sharing requirements. Grantees are not required to have their cost share available when submitting the application. For additional information, refer to the Cost Share and Maintenance of Effort Requirements section of the Funding Opportunity nnouncement (FOA).

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