Assistance to Firefighters Grants Program

Fire safety grants fund critically needed resources to equip and train emergency personnel, enhance efficiencies and support community resilience

Grant
  • Program Type
    Grant
  • Grant Award
    FY20 AFG Funding
  • Submission Deadline
    1/21/2022 at 5PM ET
  • Supplemental Funding Available (Y/N)
    no
  • Program Type
    Grant
  • Grant Award
    FY21 SAFER Application Open
  • Submission Deadline
    02/04/2022 at 5PM ET
  • Supplemental Funding Available (Y/N)
    no
  • Program Type
    Grant
  • Grant Award
    FY21 Fire Prevention & Safety Application Period
  • Submission Deadline
    02/18/2022 at 5PM ET
  • Supplemental Funding Available (Y/N)
    no

The Fire Prevention and Safety (FP&S) Research and Development Grants (R&D) are part of the Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) and are under the purview of FEMA’s Grant Programs Directorate. 

Getting a Grant Assistance to Firefighters Grant

Welcome to this video on preparing to apply for an Assistance to Firefighters Grant.

The AFG is a Federal grant program of FEMA, the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The goal of these grants is to help strengthen the response capabilities of fire departments and emergency medical services organizations. The grants enhance their ability to protect the health and safety of the public as well as that of firefighting personnel facing fire and fire-related hazards.

Future Phases

Check out an overview of each competition phase below - complete rules for each phase will be released as the competition progresses.

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