The 2019 FEMA Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program is now accepting applications until March 13, 2020. AFG provides direct grant funding for critical resources and is allowable for some maintenance and sustainment.
The primary goal of the Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) is to meet the firefighting and emergency response needs of fire departments and non-affiliated emergency medical service organizations. Since 2001, AFG has helped firefighters and other first responders to obtain critically needed equipment, protective gear, emergency vehicles, training and other resources needed to protect the public and emergency personnel from fire and related hazards.
This year the organization posted reminders that applicants must now complete all of the following, in order to start, complete, and submit an AFG application:
- The applicant organization must provide a valid Dun & Bradstreet Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) number registered in the System for Award Management to apply in FEMA GO system.Instructions for obtaining a DUNS number can be found at the following website: http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/applicants/organization-registration/step-1-obtain-duns- number.html
- The applicant organization must be currently registered and active in the System for Award Management (SAM) in order to apply. SAM is available from Grants.gov at: http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/register.html.
Applicable for AFG funding are compact handheld analyzers for identifying unknown materials which combine Raman and FTIR technologies, including those with scan delay. It also includes single technology instruments for analyzing potentially hazardous materials and personal radiation protectors.
Because we don’t want you to miss this opportunity to secure funds to help prevent, protect against, respond to and recover from potential terrorist acts and other hazards, we are offering free assistance with preparing your grant proposal, inlcuding:
- Grant research customized to your department’s needs
- Unlimited free consulting from Senior Grant Consultants
- Applicable for AFG funding are compact handheld analyzers that combine Raman and FTIR technologies, including those with FTIR scan delay, which can identify unknown materials. It also includes instruments for analyzing potentially hazardous materials and personal radiation protectors.Free grant application help and review services
- Free online grant writing training
For assistance with preparing your grant proposal…
click here and please complete the form.
Deadline is Friday, March 13, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. ET