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FY 2018 SAFER Application Assistance Tools

The following documents will help you prepare for the FY 2018 Staffing for Adequate Fire & Emergency Response Grants application period.

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Icon for file of type application/pdfFY 2018 SAFER Program Overview Hiring Webinar

The webinar was developed to provide an overview of the FY 2018 SAFER Grant Program. The presentation will outline important information and reminders about cost share requirements (hiring activity), program priorities, eligible costs, how to navigate the grant application, and tips for preparing a SAFER application.

2.30MFebruary 20, 2019
Icon for file of type application/pdfFY 2018 SAFER Program Overview Recruitment & Rentention Webinar

The webinar was developed to provide an overview of the FY 2018 SAFER Grant Program. The presentation will outline important information and reminders about cost share requirements (hiring activity), program priorities, eligible costs, how to navigate the grant application, and tips for preparing a SAFER application.

4.88MFebruary 20, 2019
Icon for file of type application/pdfFY 2018 SAFER Recruitment and Retention Request Details Instructions

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.

0.28MFebruary 11, 2019
Icon for file of type application/pdfFY 2018 SAFER Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO)

The Fiscal Year 2018 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 18 SAFER Self Evaluation Recruitment and Retention for 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 Program.

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Icon for file of type application/pdfFY 18 SAFER Self Evaluation for Hiring.pdf

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 18 SAFER Self Evaluation Recruitment and Retention for 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.

0.30M
Icon for file of type application/pdfFY 18 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 18 SAFER FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) 

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Icon for file of type application/pdfEconomic Hardship Waiver for FPS, SAFER, and AFG

This Information Bulletin (IB) provides Assistance to Firefighters (AFG), Fire Prevention and Safety (FP&S), and Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) applicants and recipients guidance for requesting waivers of specific provisions under the AFG, SAFER and FP&S grant programs.

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