Category: Announcements

FEMA to Host Listening Sessions for Fire Departments That Did Not Apply for AFG Funding in FY2021

From August 1st through August 11th, FEMA will host listening sessions for AFG applicants who did not apply for AFG funding for FY2021. These digital convenings are an opportunity for U.S. fire departments to learn more about the AFG application process,

FAMA / FEMSA GAC 2022 Home Day Toolkit is Now Available

In order to help facilitate Home Day events, the GAC has prepared a 2022 Home Day toolkit to assist you in your planning. Click here to download on the toolkit: https://famafemsagac.org/home-day/homeday-resources/ Many FAMA and FEMSA member companies have held Home

The FAMA/FEMSA 2022 Hill Day will be held April 6-7 in Washington D.C.

The FAMA/FEMSA 2022 Hill Day will be held April 6-7 in Washington D.C. in conjunction with the CFSI’s 32th Annual National Fire and Emergency Services Dinner and Seminars.  Please register online. Deadline for Hill Day registration has been extended to March 11, 2022. For

The FAMA/FEMSA 2022 Hill Day will be held April 6-7

The FAMA/FEMSA 2022 Hill Day will be held April 6-7 in Washington D.C. in conjunction with the CFSI’s 32th Annual National Fire and Emergency Services Dinner and Seminars.  Please register online. Deadline for Hill Day registration is March 7, 2022. For Hill Day planning,

The FAMA / FEMSA GAC 2021 Hill Days will be held virtually May 18-20 via Zoom Conferencing.

The FAMA / FEMSA GAC 2021 Hill Days will be held virtually May 18-20 via Zoom Conferencing.  2021 is a critical year for future funding of the Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) and SAFER programs. We must remain vigilant in

Application Period is Now Open – FY 2020 AFG Grants

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.

USFA COVID-19 Update / Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program (AFG) Supplemental Awards

Click here to review an update from the U.S. Fire Administrator regarding COVID-19 fire-related activities and current information. Please note, within the above attached letter, FEMA released the names of the current Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program (AFG) Supplemental award recipients

Upcoming FY 2021 Appropriations Process

Over the course of the next three weeks, it is anticipated that Congress will turn its attention to the FY 2021 appropriations process. It is critically important that you contact your Congressional delegation now to support the Fire Service Coalition’s

USFA COVID-19 Update

Click here to review an update from the U.S. Fire Administrator regarding COVID-19 fire-related activities and current information 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]

National Volunteer Fire Council Donate to Volunteer Responders in Need

The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) is working to help volunteer firefighters, EMS providers, and rescue workers who have been financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. These volunteers are on the frontlines helping their communities every day. A donation to