SAFER Application Deadline is 5 p.m. Today

The deadline for submitting applications for SAFER grant funding is just hours away.

To be considered for funding, the application must be submitted by 5 p.m. EDT today.

The first awards to help departments maintain staffing or recruit volunteers should be announced by late September, FEMA officials announced.

Applications are evaluated based on the merits of the application relative to the established SAFER Grant funding priorities. 

Information about the application can be found at the FEMA grants website.