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The primary goal of the Assistance to Firefighters Grant is to meet the firefighting and emergency response needs of fire departments and non-affiliated emergency medical service organizations. Since 2001, AFG has helped firefighters and other first responders to obtain critically needed equipment, protective gear, emergency vehicles, training and other resources needed to protect the public and emergency personnel from fire and related hazards.
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May 19, 2014
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  • Tiered Environmental Assessment for the City of Bayonne Fire Station

    The City of Bayonne Fire Department has applied for financial assistance for the construction of a permanent fire station within city limits. The objective of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) is to stimulate the American economy by funding multiple projects throughout the nation. The purpose of the Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program’s (AFG) ARRA Fire Station Construction Grant (SCG) is to meet the objective of ARRA by providing Federal assistance for the construction of fire stations across the country.
  • Government shutdown has ended AFG offices open for business

    October 17 2013 Government Shutdown Has Ended. AFG Offices Are Now Open
  • May 2 2013 Temporary System Maintenance May Delay Approval of AFG Payment and Amendment Requests

    May 2 2013 Temporary System Maintenance May Delay Approval of AFG Payment and Amendment Requests
  • March 5 2013 Impact of Sequestration on FEMA AFG

    eBlast sent on March 5, 2013

  • 2013 Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) Recruitment and Retention Activity - Interest Organizations - Get Ready Guide

    2013 Staffing for Adequate Fire and
    Emergency Response (SAFER)
    Recruitment and Retention Activity - National,
    State, Local, or Tribal Volunteer Firefighters
    Interest Organizations

    The Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program’s
    Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response
    (SAFER) application period will be opening soon. This
    handy guide will give you a kick-start in preparing your
    grant application to thoroughly answer all the grant
    application questions.

  • 2013 Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response Grants (SAFER) General Get Ready Guide

    The Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program’s Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) application period will be opening soon! This handy guide will give you a kick-start in preparing your grant application to thoroughly answer all the grant application questions.

  • FY 2012 AFG Workshop Schedule

    Upcoming workshops will help potential applicants understand the purpose of the FY 2012 AFG Program, changes since FY 2011, funding priorities, award evaluation, and a brief description other AFG funding opportunities.

  • FY 2012 Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program - EMS Quick Reference Guide

    AFG Grants are available to train EMS personnel.
    Training is a prerequisite to the effective use of any EMS equipment.

  • FY 2012 Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program Guidance

    Issued By: US Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Federal Emergency Management Agency, Grant Programs Directorate (GPD)

    Funding Opportunity Announcement Title: Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG)

    Key Dates and Time:
    Application Start Date:                June (Pending)Application Submission Date:       July (Pending)

    Application Process: This section summarizes the process for applying for the FY 2012 AFG Grant.

  • FY 2012 Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program - AFG Quick Reference Guide

    AFG Funds are available for equipment to enhance the safety or effectiveness of firefighting, rescue and fire-based EMS functions, and equipment necessary for response to CBRNE incidents.

  • 2012 Assistance to Firefighters Grants Self Evaluation Sheet - Vehicle Acquisition

     

    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 Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG). The Panel Reviewers will review all the criteria in the Narrative Statement and assess 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.

  • FY 2012 Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response Grants - Get Ready Guide - Hiring

    SAFER Hiring Grants

    Grant Application Get Ready Guide 2012

    Prepare for your grant application today

    The Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program’s Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) application period will be opening soon. This handy guide will give you a kick-start in preparing your grant application to thoroughly answer all the grant application questions.

    The purpose of the Hiring Grants is to assist fire departments in increasing their cadre of frontline firefighters. These grants are intended to create a net increase in the number of trained, certified, and competent firefighters capable of safely responding to emergencies within the grantee’s geographic response area. The goal is to assist local fire departments with staffing and deployment capabilities so they may respond to emergencies whenever they occur, assuring their communities have adequate protection from fire and fire-related hazards.

     

  • 2012 Assistance to Firefighters Grants Self Evaluation Sheet - Operations & Safety

     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 Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG). The Panel Reviewers will review all the criteria in the Narrative Statement and assess 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.

  • FY 2012 Staffing For Adequate Fire & Emergency Response Grants (SAFER) Awards

    Fire department personnel who have questions regarding the SAFER Grants can reach the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Grant Programs Directorate (GPD) AFG Program staff at 1-866-274-0960 or e-mail firegrants@dhs.gov. For the most current information regarding these grant awards, or any other projects, visit www.fema.gov/firegrants/. Enroll in the FEMA/GPD Assistance to Firefighters Grants e-mail newsletter for the most current news releases and updates from GPD.

  • FY 2012 Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response Grants - Get Ready Guide

    SAFER Grants

    Grant Application Get Ready Guide 2012

    Prepare for your application today

    The Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program’s Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) application period will be opening soon! This handy guide will give you a kick-start in preparing your grant application to thoroughly answer all the grant application questions. The primary goal of the SAFER Grants program intends to improve or restore local fire departments’ staffing and deployment capabilities so they may more effectively respond to emergencies. With the enhanced or restored staffing, a SAFER Grantee’s response time will be reduced sufficiently and an appropriate number of trained personnel will be assembled at the incident scene. Grant funds are available in two categories: (1) Hiring Firefighters and

  • FY 2012 Assistance to Firefighters Grant FY 2012 (AFG) Awards

    Fiscal Year (FY) 2012 AFG Awards

  • November 16, 2012 AFG Support for Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts and 2012 SAFER Update

    Eblast sent on November 16, 2012

  • July 19 2012 FY 2012 SAFER Application Period Opens and New AFG Website Announced

    eBlast sent July 19, 2012

  • July 5 2012 Last Day to Submit FY 2012 AFG Applications is Friday, July 6

    eBlast sent July 5, 2012

  • June 29, 2012 - Final Days to Submit AFG Applications PLUS Important Announcement Affecting Broadband Requests

    eBlast sent on June 29, 2012