It's Not Too Late to Apply for Fiscal Year 2010 Fire Prevention and Safety Grants

There is still time to submit an application for the Department of Homeland Security, FY2010 Fire Prevention and Safety Grants! Applications for these grants must be received by Feb. 4, 2011 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

Fire Prevention and Safety Grants are competitive. Projects can include arson prevention, sprinkler awareness, smoke alarm installation, burn prevention and fire prevention public education.

Grant writing technical assistance is available, including an online tutorial at www.firegrantsupport.com. The tutorial provides valuable grant information. It will also walk you through the preparation and submittal of competitive applications. In addition, the applicant tutorial will provide an overview of the funding priorities and evaluation criteria.

Applicants who have questions regarding the Fire Prevention and Safety Grants opportunity should call the help desk at 1-866-274-0960 or send an e-mail to firegrants@dhs.gov. During the application period, the help desk will operate Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time, but is prepared to revise hours of operation based on volume, demand and holidays.

The AFG Program is administered by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Grant Programs Directorate in coordination with the U.S. Fire Administration.

FY2010 Fire Prevention and Safety Grants Program Guidance - visit www.firegrantsupport.com/docs/FY2010_FPSGuidance.pdf

FY2010 Fire Prevention and Safety Grants FAQs - visit www.firegrantsupport.com/content/html/fps/FAQs10.aspx

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