Fiscal Year 2021 Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) Grant

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

SAFER grants provide financial assistance to help fire departments increase frontline

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firefighters.

SAFER offers grants to support activities in two activities:
1. Hiring of Firefighters 2. Recruitment and Retention of Volunteer FirefightersThe authority for SAFER is derived from Section 34 of the Federal Fire Prevention and Control Act of 1974 (Pub.

L.

No.

93-498, as amended) (15 U.S.C.

§ 2229a).The notice of funding opportunity document provides potential applicants with the details of the requirements, processing, and evaluation of an application for financial assistance for both of these activity areas.

Grant applications are processed in FEMA GO, not Grants.gov; refer to the NOFO document in the “Related Documents” section of this posting for details on how to apply.
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: $560,000,000


Who's Eligible


Relevant Nonprofit Program Categories





Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
Notice of Funding Opportunity

Additional Information of Eligibility:
Fire Departments, National, state, local, or federally recognized tribal organizations representing the interests of volunteer firefighters

Full Opportunity Web Address:
https://www.fema.gov/grants/preparedness/firefighters/safer/documents

Contact:


Agency Email Description:
GMD-Systems-Branch@fema.gov

Agency Email:


Date Posted:
2021-12-29

Application Due Date:


Archive Date:
2022-03-06



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