The application period for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) FY 2020 Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program is now open. The application period will close on Friday, February 12th, 2021 at 5 p.m. ET.
FEMA has released an advisory and AFG Fact Sheet with more information on how to apply for these grants.
The Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2020 (Pub. L. No. 116-93) includes $355 million for the AFG Program and the Fire Prevention and Safety (FP&S) Grant Program. Of that amount, $319.5 million will be awarded under the FY 2020 AFG Program to assist first-responder organizations that need support to improve their capability to respond to fires and emergencies of all types, and the remaining $35.5 million will be awarded under the to-be-announced FY 2020 FP&S Program.
If you have any questions, please contact the GAC Co-chairs:
John Granby at [email protected]
Lee Morris at [email protected]
David Durstine at [email protected]
or GAC Sr. Adviser Dave Gatton at [email protected]