What is the AFG program?
Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) Since 2001, AFG has helped firefighters and other first responders obtain critically needed resources necessary for protecting the public and emergency personnel from fire and related hazards.
How is FEMA funded?
Congress funded FEMA through a combination of regular appropriations and emergency funding in response to events.
What are safer grants?
The Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response Grants (SAFER) was created to provide funding directly to fire departments and volunteer firefighter interest organizations to help them increase or maintain the number of trained, “front line” firefighters available in their communities.
Who qualifies for the SBA grant?
Grants are available to California-based businesses operating since at least June 1, 2019 that have been affected by COVID-19. Small businesses with $1,000 to $100,000 in annual gross revenue are eligible for a $5,000 grant. Businesses with revenue between $100,000 and $1 million are eligible for $15,000.
How to apply for a FEMA AFG grant?
Submit, approve and manage FEMA grants on our platform, FEMA GO, or view our FEMA GO user guides to learn more. Since 2001, AFG has helped firefighters and other first responders obtain critically needed resources necessary for protecting the public and emergency personnel from fire and related hazards.
When do the 2020 AFG grants come out?
2020 AFG awards are expected to start at the end of June or early July. 2020 SAFER and FP&S awards are expected to start in July or August. We expect FY 2021 AFG, SAFER and FP&S grants to open in November 2021. Ready to plan your fire grant priorities?
How to apply for the FY2020 AFG?
If you have any questions regarding the attached Information Bulletin, you can contact your AFG Preparedness Officer (PO) or the AFG Help Desk at [email protected] or (866) 274-0960. Loading… FY2020 AFG is open! Apply for America’s biggest fire grant by Feb. 12 This is it, folks! FY 2020 AFG has opened.
Where can I get help with the AFG Program?
Contact the AFG Program Help Desk toll-free at 866-274-0960, or send an email. Fire Program Specialists in FEMA’s regions respond to questions about the program and conduct grant monitoring activities.