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AFG Application Deadline Rapidly Approaching: Friday, December 6th!!!
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Application period for FY 2013 Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) is currently open and will close on December 6, 2013 at 5:00PM EST.

Please take note of the following key changes to the FY2013 Program:

1) 2002 Edition and older SCBA are now the main funding priority

2) Lower matching fund requirements for departments protection population areas >50,000 residents

3) State Fire Academies are now eligible for direct financial assistance

The AFG Grants Help Desk:  If you have questions about any of the FY 2013 AFG Application Assistance Materials below, call or e-mail the AFG Grants help Desk.  The toll-free number is 1-866-274-0960; the e-mail address for questions is firegrants@fema.dhs.gov. Hours of operation Monday- Friday 8:00 am until 4:30 pm eastern time. The help desk will be open on Friday December 6th until 5:00 pm eastern time.


Other resources include:

AFG Home Page: www.fema.gov/firegrants
AFG Regional Representatives: http://www.fema.gov/fire-grant-contact-information
AFG Help Desk: E-mail: firegrants@fema.dhs.gov
Telephone Toll-Free: 1-866-274-0960