Funding & Grants News

  • Tenth Round of AFG Grant Awards Announced

    Since 2001, AFG has helped firefighters and other first responders to obtain critically needed equipment, protective gear, emergency vehicles, training, and other resources.

    News • February 17th, 2012

  • Ninth Round of AFG Grant Awards Announced

    Since 2001, AFG has helped firefighters and other first responders to obtain critically needed equipment, protective gear, emergency vehicles, training, and other resources.

    News • February 10th, 2012

  • Eighth Round of AFG Grant Awards Announced

    Since 2001, AFG has helped firefighters and other first responders to obtain critically needed equipment, protective gear, emergency vehicles, training, and other resources.

    News • February 3rd, 2012

  • Virginia Department Regroups After Fire Hits Station

    The blaze at Brosville Community Volunteer Fire & Rescue destroyed two pieces of apparatus.

    News • January 31st, 2012

  • Seventh Round of AFG Grant Awards Announced

    Since 2001, AFG has helped firefighters and other first responders to obtain critically needed equipment, protective gear, emergency vehicles, training, and other resources.

    News • January 27th, 2012

  • FY2011 SAFER Grant Application Period Announced

    The application period will open on Jan. 30 and close on Feb. 24.

    News • January 26th, 2012

  • Sixth Round of AFG Grant Awards Announced

    Since 2001, AFG has helped firefighters and other first responders to obtain critically needed equipment, protective gear, emergency vehicles, training, and other resources.

    News • January 20th, 2012

  • Fifth Round of AFG Grant Awards Announced

    Since 2001, AFG has helped firefighters and other first responders to obtain critically needed equipment, protective gear, emergency vehicles, training, and other resources.

    News • January 13th, 2012

  • Fourth Round of AFG Grant Awards Announced

    Since 2001, AFG has helped firefighters and other first responders to obtain critically needed equipment, protective gear, emergency vehicles, training, and other resources.

    News • January 6th, 2012

  • Third Round of AFG Grant Awards Announced

    On Friday, Dec. 30, the third round of the Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) for FY2011 was announced. View the list of recipients The primary goal of the AFG funds is to meet the firefighting and emergency response needs of fire departments and...

    News • January 3rd, 2012

  • Michigan Dept. to Dissolve, Merge With Another

    The nearly insolvent City of Pontiac expects to save $3 million by dissolving its fire department and merging it with the Waterford Fire Department. Pontiac's 57 firefighters agreed to the plan Wednesday after receiving layoff notices Saturday.

    News • December 29th, 2011

  • Wash. Bill Would Require Firefighters to Pay Fees

    The bill requires firefighters -- including unpaid volunteers -- to pay the state for certifying and disciplining them.

    News • December 27th, 2011

  • Second Round of AFG Grant Awards Announced

    On Friday, Dec. 23, the second round of the Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) for FY2011 was announced. View the list of recipients The primary goal of the AFG funds is to meet the firefighting and emergency response needs of fire...

    News • December 23rd, 2011

  • Bill Cuts USFA, Grants; USAR Funding Raised

    Drastic cuts to the USFA, SAFER and AFG were included in the conference report to the "megabus" appropriations bill passed by the Senate on Saturday.The measure -- now awaiting President Obama's signature – was the last thing Senators had to do before...

    News • December 20th, 2011

  • Colo. Firefighters Take Over Charity Calendar

    DENVER -- The Colorado Attorney General has filed a suit aimed at dissolving the nonprofit organization behind the Colorado Firefighters calendar. According to the complaint, filed in Denver District Court, Fired Up For...

    News • December 20th, 2011