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FY 2017 SAFER Application Assistance Tools

The following documents will help you prepare for the FY 2017 Staffing for Adequate Fire & Emergency Response Grants application period.

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Icon for file of type application/pdfFY 2017 SAFER Program Overview Webinar - Recruitment and Retention

The Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response Grants (SAFER) Webinars were created to give fire departments and volunteer firefighter interest organizations, an overview of the grant program, and to provide grant application information.

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Icon for file of type application/pdfFY 2017 SAFER Program Overview Webinar - Hiring

The Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response Grants (SAFER) Webinars were created to give fire departments and volunteer firefighter interest organizations, an overview of the grant program, and to provide grant application information.

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Icon for file of type application/pdfFY 2017 SAFER Recruitment and Retention Request Details Instructions

The FY 2017 SAFER Recruitment & Retention Grant application requires the use of “drop down” menus to complete the Request Details section. This document has been developed to provide you with a list of the categories and sub-category available in the application as well as information on the level of details needed for the Description for each budget line item.

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Icon for file of type application/pdfFY 2017 SAFER Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO)

The Fiscal Year 2017 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 2017 SAFER Self-Evaluation Sheet - Hiring of Firefighters 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 2017 SAFER Self-Evaluation Sheet - Recruitment and Retention Application National, State, Local, or Tribal Volunteer Firefighters 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 2017 SAFER Self-Evaluation Sheet - Recruitment and Retention of Volunteer Firefighters

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 2017 SAFER FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) 

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Icon for file of type application/pdfFY 2017 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 2017 SAFER Economic Hardship Waiver
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