AFG Application Deadline Rapidly Approaching: Friday, December 6th!!!
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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: email@example.com
Telephone Toll-Free: 1-866-274-0960