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2017 AFG Guidance Materials

Document container for FY2017 AFG application materials

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Icon for file of type application/pdf2017 AFG Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) Revised 1.3.18

The Fiscal Year 2017 Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) contains the key programmatic updates and application requirements for all eligible applicants.  Please see the Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) Correction Notice 1.3.18 below for summary of changes.

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Icon for file of type application/pdfNotice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) Correction Notice 1.3.18
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Icon for file of type application/pdf2017 AFG Narrative Get Ready Guide

This handy guide will give you a kick-start in preparing your 2017 AFG grant application. It will also better prepare you to thoroughly answer the application questions.

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Icon for file of type application/pdf2017 AFG Self Evaluation Vehicle Aquisition

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/pdf2017 AFG Self Evaluation Operations 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/pdf2017 AFG Application Checklist

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/pdf2017 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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