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Grant opportunity: Assistance to firefighters


The Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, (Pub. L. 113-76) provides $306,000,000 in AFG Program funding to assist fire departments and nonaffiliated ambulance and emergency medical service organizations meet their firefighting and emergency response needs.  The AFG Program enables these organizations to obtain the tools and resources necessary to more effectively protect the health and safety of the public and emergency response personnel.

Additional information concerning eligibility can be found in the attached fact sheet.

Grant guidance for this program will be available at, and at  Further, the “Get Ready Guide”, available at , may also be useful for potential applicants and is provided to answer questions and to help prepare grant applications.

Contact Information: For fire departments / applicants requiring assistance please visit, or contact the AFG Help Desk at or 1.866.274.0960.

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