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Detailing changes to equipment and PPE priority lists
Eligible regional activities under AFG are Vehicle Acquisition, Training, Equipment, Wellness and Fitness, and PPE activities
Grant programs and relief funding to support telemedicine initiatives, technology and training offer continued financial assistance to eligible agencies
The Vermont senator met with fire and EMS members in January to hear their concerns brought on by the pandemic
In a 20-year span, FEMA’s Assistance to Firefighters Grants Program has provided more than $1.1 billion in those three states
A total of $393,186 was awarded to the LCFD through the Assistance to Firefighter Grant by FEMA, of which the city must match 10%, or $39,320
Breaking down significant updates to grant programs and next steps for obtaining funding
Fire, EMS, police and 911 departments in Porter County are collaborating to apply for funding for the more efficient alerting system
King was selected for his work on the front lines of many legislative efforts in support of America’s firefighters and EMS personnel
Volunteer and combination departments have a second opportunity to secure COVID-19 PPE-related funding
Begin collecting data now to qualify for federal pass-through funding, community foundation and corporate foundation grants for COVID-19 emergency response
Fire departments, NAEMS organizations and state fire academies can apply for PPE and other COVID-19 supplies
The Act provides $150 billion for a Coronavirus Relief Fund to make payments to local governments
The Stockton Fire Department plans to train more of its firefighters as paramedics through the Assistance to Firefighters Grant
Exploring non-affiliated emergency medical services eligibility for Assistance to Firefighters Grants
AFG, Highway Safety Grant Programs and the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation can help fund AEDs and EMS equipment
Government grants often mean long waiting periods with your application pending
You must complete an Environmental and Historical Preservation review for AFG awards to ensure reimbursement
The department wants to buy a third power cot and loader and a chest compressor for the city’s third ambulance
Here are three questions to ask as your department or agency works through the question of whether to partner or collaborate for an application
Collecting data in the pre-planning phase will make your application more competitive
Ballistic protective equipment for active shooter response is eligible for Assistance to Firefighters grant funding
With new grant awards comes a new twist by scammers; here’s how to not get duped
Before starting your application read these important changes related to equipment funding, position titles and regional applications
Trucksville Volunteer EMS and Fire & Rescue Association were awarded a total of $404,715 in grants
Since 2001, AFG has awarded nearly $6.1 billion in grants to first responder organizations for equipment, training and emergency vehicles
The funds will be used to replace outdated cardiac monitoring equipment