FY 2007 Fire Prevention and Safety Grant Program

The purpose of the Fire Prevention and Safety Grants is to fund fire prevention activities and to research and develop improvements to firefighter safety.

Fire prevention grants are designed to reach high-risk target groups and mitigate incidences of deaths and injuries caused by fire and related


Fire Prevention and Safety grants are separated into two “activities”.

The projects that can be funded are listed below:(1) Fire Prevention and Safety:
Applicants can apply for up to three projects.

Public education campaigns, Smoke Alarms, Sprinkler Awareness, Code Enforcement/Awareness, Firefighter Safety, Training, Wildfire Prevention /Awareness, Arson Prevention/Awareness, Risk Assessment, General Prevention/Awareness.

Applicants requesting Risk Assessments are precluded for applying for additional projects.

Fire departments are subject to the same cost-share requirements as under the AFG Grants.

(2) Firefighter Safety Research and Development:
Applicants can apply for a grant with up to a three year period of performance, but limited to $1 million per application.

For multi-year projects, they can divide the $1 million over period of performance however they deem necessary.

Database/Data Collection and analysis projects/systems, Social Science Studies/Projects and Technology Studies that address injury outcomes or their surrogates such as firefighter safety, wellness, fitness or health
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Assistance to Firefighters Grant

Department of Homeland Security

Agency: Department of Homeland Security

Office: Preparedness - OG&T

Estimated Funding: $27,000,000

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Additional Information of Eligibility:
Eligible applicants for the Fire Prevention and Safety Activity include fire departments, and national, regional, state, American Indian and Alaska Native Tribal Governments local, or community organizations recognized for their experience and expertise in fire prevention and safety programs and activities.

These include private and public nonprofit organizations.

Eligible applicants for the Firefighter Safety Research and Development Activity include national, regional, state, American Indian and Alaska Native Tribal Governments, local, or community organizations, such as academic, public health, occupational health, and injury prevention institutions, particularly those recognized for experience and expertise in firefighter safety research and development programs or whose applications demonstrate the potential to improve firefighter safety.

Private and public nonprofit organizations and non-Federal and non-governmental organizations are also eligible to apply for funding.

Fire departments are not eligible to apply for funding under this activity.

Full Opportunity Web Address:

Department of Homeland SecurityFederal Emergency Management AgencyGrant Program Directorate (GPD)500 C St SWWashington, DC 20472Tel: 1-866-274-0960 HelpdeskFax: 1-202-786-9938 Tina Godfrey 1-202-786-9785 orCathie Patterson 1-202-786-9796

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