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AFG money available nowAFG $414 Million Dollars Available!

FEMA’s AFG grant application period is now open again. The primary goal of the Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) is to meet the firefighting and emergency response needs of fire departments and non-affiliated emergency medical service organizations.

        1. Provide resources to emergency personnel
        2. To enhance an agency’s operations efficiencies
        3. Support community resilience

Apply Now for AFG Money!AFG money funded by FEMA

Application period: November 8th  to  December 17th, 2021

Grant Deadline: Dec. 17, 2021

For 20 years, this grant has been helping first responders obtain critically needed equipment, protective gear, emergency vehicles, training, and other resources.  These resources are necessary for protecting first responders and the communities they serve from fire and related hazards. The AFG is also an important part of the Department of Homeland Security’s mission.

AFG awards

Awards Criteria for AFG

The AFG Program supports the homeland security mission set forth in the DHS strategic plan to “Strengthen Preparedness and Resilience”.

When awarding grants, the FEMA Administrator is to consider the following:

      • The findings and recommendations of the Technical Evaluation Panel
      • The degree to which an award will reduce deaths, injuries, and property damage by reducing the risks associated with fire-related emergencies and other hazards
      • The extent of an applicant’s need for an AFG Program grant and the need to protect the United States as a whole
      • The number of calls requesting or requiring firefighting or emergency medical response received by an applicant

Check Your Eligibility for AFG Grantsapplication period for AFG open now

You’ll need to log in to FEMA Grants Outcome (FEMA GO).  This is FEMA’s platform for submitting, approving, and managing FEMA grants.

Funding Opportunity Number: DHS-21-GPD-044-00-98 – Only a limited number of grants will be awarded, so apply soon!

Contact your Action Training Systems training consultant for more information about how you can apply for ATS training with the Assistance for Firefighter Grant money.

wildland firefighting training from action training systemsAction Training Systems’ training series for first responders are often eligible for AFG grant funding under the “training” category.  www.action-training.com