Minger Foundation Awarded DHS Grant for Campus Fire Safety

06.29.2010 – The Michael H. Minger Foundation today announced it has been awarded a $175,956 grant by the Department of Homeland Security Fire Prevention and Safety Grant Program for two campus fire safety programs focused on getting valuable and...


Working with the Michael H. Minger Foundation will be Ed Comeau, publisher of Campus Firewatch, the nation’s leading publication focusing on campus fire safety since 2000. 

Comeau is a former chief fire investigator for the National Fire Protection Association and has been involved in campus fire safety for 30 years. He is the author of the campus fire safety chapter in the NFPA Fire Protection Handbook, has written for many publications around the globe and has been closely involved in a number of campus fire safety projects.

The Michael H. Minger Foundation was established in 2005. The purpose of the Foundation is to improve fire safety standards and enhance fire safety systems on college and university campuses and to educate parents and students and raise awareness of the reality and risk of campus fires. This non-profit organization was founded to honor the life of Michael H. Minger, an outstanding young man, who lost his life in a college dormitory fire.