FY 2018 Assistance to Firefighters Grants


Funding Opportunity ID: 309032
Opportunity Number: DHS-18-GPD-044-00-99
Opportunity Title: FY 2018 Assistance to Firefighters Grants
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Other (see text field entitled “Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity” for clarification)
Category Explanation: Firefighting equipment, training, and wellness.
CFDA Number(s): 97.044
Eligible Applicants: County governments
City or township governments
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility: Fire Departments, State Fire Training Academies, Non-Affiliated Emergency Medical Services
Agency Code: DHS-DHS
Agency Name: Department of Homeland Security
Department of Homeland Security – FEMA
Posted Date: Sep 18, 2018
Close Date: Oct 26, 2018
Last Updated Date: Sep 18, 2018
Award Ceiling: $9,000,000
Award Floor: $0
Estimated Total Program Funding: $315,000,000
Expected Number of Awards: 2500
Description: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Grants Programs Directorate is responsible for the implementation and administrations of the Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program. The purpose of the AFG Program is to enhance the safety of the public and firefighters with respect to fire and fire-related hazards. The program guidance document provides potential applicants with the details of the requirements, processing, and evaluation of an application for financial assistance for eligible activities.
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