Information Bulletin Number 0802154

Department of Homeland Security and FEMA Support for Grants

A program of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), grants are awarded to fire departments to enhance their ability to protect the public and fire service personnel from fire and related hazards.  Three types of grants are available:

Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG),
Fire Prevention and Safety (FP&S),
Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER).

This Website provides a description of the three types of grants available and offers resources to help fire departments prepare and submit grant requests.

FEMA is presenting several grant workshops in New York State.  The workshop schedule is available at:

The grant support website is available at: