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Application Period for FEMA's Assistance to Firefighters Grant Opens August 15

 

August 15, 2011

 

The 2011 Open Application Period for FEMA's Assistance to Firefighters Grant will open August 15, 2011 and run through September 9.

All application information is available from FEMA at the AFG website:

http://www.fema.gov/firegrants

According to FEMA, the purpose of FEMA's Assistance to Firefighters Grant AFG is to enhance through financial assistance the safety of the public and firefighters regarding fire and fire-related hazards. The authority for AFG is derived from the Federal Fire Prevention and Control Act of 1974 (15 U.S.C. 2229 et seq.), as amended. Congress appropriated $ 404,190,000 for the FY 2011 AFG (Public Law 112-10).

MEMA does not administer AFG grants. All applications are made online, directly to FEMA. All questions should be directed to FEMA. Contact information is listed on the AFG website.

 

 

Last update: 07/20/10