FY 2015 Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG)
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agencyâ€™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. The authority for AFG is derived from the Federal Fire Prevention and Control Act of 1974, as amended (15 U.S.C. Â§2229a et seq.). The Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) provides potential applicants with the details of the requirements, processing, and evaluation of an application for financial assistance.
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Deleted 02/14/2016 (Archived.)
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
Office: FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Number of Awards Available
Firefighting related equipment, training
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Fire Departments, non-affiliated Emergency Medical Service (EMS) organizations, State Fire Training Academies
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program has cost sharing or matching requirements.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
AFG Help Desk
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Awards up to $9,000,000.00