Starting December 17, online applications will be accepted for FY 2012 Fire Prevention and Safety (FP&S) Grants. The deadline for all FP&S grant applications will be January 18 at 5 p.m.
For information on how to apply, visit the FP&S Grants Web page on the Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) Website (www.fema.gov/firegrants).
Please read the FY 2012 FP&S Funding Opportunity Announcement. This document describes how to apply for a grant, activities that will be funded, types of organizations that are eligible to receive awards, the evaluation criteria for making awards, and the federal requirements for grantees.
While the format of the FY 2012 Funding Opportunity Announcement has been updated, the funding priorities, eligibility criteria, and evaluation criteria remain the same as they were for the FY 2011 FP&S Grant Program.
Activities Eligible for Fire Prevention and Safety Grants:
Fire Prevention and Safety Activity: Projects designed to reach high-risk target groups and mitigate the incidence of death and injuries caused by fire and fire-related hazards.
Firefighter Safety Research and Development Activity: Projects aimed at improving firefighter safety, health, and wellness through research and development that reduces firefighter fatalities and injuries.