FY 2020 Assistance to Firefighters Grant


Funding Opportunity ID:330603
Opportunity Number:DHS-20-GPD-044-00-98
Opportunity Title:FY 2020 Assistance to Firefighters Grant
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
Private institutions of higher education
Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility:Fire Departments
Agency Code:DHS-DHS
Agency Name:Department of Homeland Security
Department of Homeland Security – FEMA
Posted Date:Dec 29, 2020
Close Date:Feb 12, 2021
Last Updated Date:Dec 29, 2020
Award Ceiling:$3,550
Award Floor:$0
Estimated Total Program Funding:$319,500,000
Expected Number of Awards:2000
Description:The AFG program provides financial assistance to help fire departments, nonaffiliated Emergency Medical Service (EMS) organizations and State Fire Training Academies (SFTA); for critically needed resources to protect the public; to train emergency personnel, and to foster interoperability and support community resilience, as well as enhance through direct financial assistance, the safety of the public and to provide a continuum of support for emergency responders regarding fire, medical, and all hazard events.

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