Agency: Department of Homeland Security
CFDA: 97.044 — Assistance to Firefighters Grant
Posted: November 4, 2013
Deadline: December 6, 2013
Available funding: $288,828,075 (Max. award: $2,888,281)
Description: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Grant Programs Directorate implements and administers the Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program. The AFG program provides financial assistance to help fire departments, nonaffiliated Emergency Medical Service (EMS) organizations and State Fire Training Academies (SFTA): for critically needed resources to protect the public, to train emergency personnel, and to foster interoperability and support community resilience, as well as enhance through direct financial assistance, the safety of the public and to provide a continuum of support for emergency responders regarding fire, medical, and all hazard events.