Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) Grants

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Grant Programs Directorate is responsible for the implementation and administration of the Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) Grants.

SAFER grants provide financial assistance to help

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fire departments increase their cadre of frontline firefighters or to rehire firefighters that have been laid off.

The goal is to assist local fire departments with staffing and deployment capabilities so they may respond to emergencies whenever they occur, assuring their communities have adequate protection from fire and fire-related hazards.

SAFER offers grants to support activities in two categories:
(1) Hiring of Firefighters and (2) Recruitment and Retention of Volunteer Firefighters.
Related Programs

Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER)

Department of Homeland Security


Agency: Department of Homeland Security

Office: Department of Homeland Security - FEMA

Estimated Funding: $420,000,000


Who's Eligible


Relevant Nonprofit Program Categories





Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
Program Guidance

Additional Information of Eligibility:
Fire Departments, Statewide or Local Volunteer Firefighter Interest Organizations

Full Opportunity Web Address:
www.firegrantsupport.com

Contact:
AFG Help Desk1-866-274-0960

Agency Email Description:
firegrants@dhs.gov

Agency Email:
firegrants@dhs.gov

Date Posted:
2010-08-17

Application Due Date:
2010-09-17

Archive Date:
2010-10-17



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