Assistance to Firefighters Grants

The summary for the Assistance to Firefighters Grants grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data FederalGrants.com provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the Department of Homeland Security FEMA, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Assistance to Firefighters Grants: Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program (AFG) provides financial assistance directly to fire departments and nonaffiliated EMS organizations to enhance their capabilities with respect to fire and fire-related hazards. Our primary goal is to help fire departments and nonaffiliated EMS organizations meet their firefighting and emergency response needs. AFG seeks to support organizations that lack the tools and resources necessary to more effectively protect the health and safety of the public and their emergency response personnel with respect to fire and all other hazards. Projects or initiatives that are eligible for funding under this announcement are: a. Firefighter Operations and Safety (including personal protective equipment, firefighting equipment, training, wellness/fitness, and modifications to fire facilities) b. Firefighter Vehicle Acquisition c. EMS Operations and Safety (including personal protective equipment, firefighting equipment, training, wellness/fitness, and modifications to EMS facilities) d. EMS Vehicle Acquisition e. Regional Projects to Achieve Interoperability The FY 2008 AFG application is NOT accessible through Grants.gov. The 2008 AFG application and program guidance is accessible from the AFG website at (www.firegrantsupport.com) and the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) website (www.usfa.fema.gov).
Federal Grant Title: Assistance to Firefighters Grants
Federal Agency Name: Department of Homeland Security FEMA
Grant Categories: Other
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: DHS-08-GPD-044-001
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 97.044
CFDA Descriptions: Assistance to Firefighters Grant
Current Application Deadline: Apr 04, 2008 Elect
Original Application Deadline: Apr 04, 2008 Elect
Posted Date: Mar 26, 2008
Creation Date: Mar 26, 2008
Archive Date: Apr 05, 2008
Total Program Funding: $504,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $2,750,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards: 5000
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Category Explanation
First Responders Homeland Security - Preparedness
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Eligible applicants: Fire Departments Non-affiliated Emergency Medical Services Organizations Eligibility explanation: Tom Harrington, 202-786-9791; [email protected]
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Information not provided
Grant Announcement Contact
Tom Harrington 202-786-9791 [email protected]

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