The U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) provides national leadership for our fire and emergency services stakeholders by providing training programs for managing the national fire data center; and conducting research efforts in fire detection, prevention, suppression, and first responder health, safety and effectiveness. Learn more about USFA's programs. Information regarding USFA’s policies and doctrine are highlighted below. If you cannot find the document you are looking for, please go to FEMA’s document library and enter the key search terms and choose “policy” and/or “doctrine” from the subject field.
- National Fire Academy and Emergency Management Institute Welcome Package
- NFA Contract Instructor Selection Criteria
- 2-Day Advance Information Packet
Fire-Related Grant Guidance
Grants are awarded to fire departments to enhance their ability to protect the public and fire service personnel from fire and related hazards. Available grants include Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG), Fire Prevention and Safety Grants (FP&S) and Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response Grants (SAFER). Learn more about USFA’s grant programs.