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FIRE GRANTS HELP CENTER

Your resource for updates on grants for the fire service,
including the SAFER and AFG programs, as well as exclusive
features on fire department grant writing.

Fire Grants: We're Here to Help

Welcome to the Fire Grant Help Center, thanks to a generous contribution by Draeger.

Here you will find updates on grants for the fire service, including the SAFER and AFG programs, as well as exclusive features on fire department grant writing. You'll also find firefighter training articles on live-burn training, self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA), and training props, along with offerings from our sponsor.

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FIRE GRANTS NEWS & RESOURCES

DRAEGER NEWS

SCBA ARTICLES

Your Last Breath: Strategies for Success

Recorded September 23, 2021 | View Now!

perational time, and soon would be on your last breath? Instead of draining 100 percent of the air reserve with your last breath, what if you could last 15 to 30 minutes longer? Wouldn’t you want that chance for survival? It is possible to stretch your air supply 25 to 50 percent, and you can learn how to do it in this webcast.

Fallen Wilmington (DE) firefighters and the Mayday

Mayday Monday: Air Management and the Mayday

Lessons learned from the 2016 arson fire that killed Wilmington (DE) Fire Department Lieutenant Christopher Leach, Firefighter Jerry Fickes, and Firefighter Ardythe Hope.
Joe Alvarez on mask confidence training and firefighter bailout

Training Minutes: Mask Confidence Training and Firefighter Window Bailouts

Joe Alvarez and company demonstrate a mask confidence training course and offers a tip for bailing out of windows.

THERMAL IMAGING ARTICLES

Thermal imaging limitations

Humpday Hangout: Overcoming TIC Limitations

Bill Gustin, Sam Hittle, Darryl Liggins, Clark Lamping, and Bobby Halton examine how to overcome some of those limitations.
Firefighters performing search with a TIC

Video: Large Area Residential Search

Miami-Dade (FL) Fire Rescue shared a firefighter training video on issues involved in large area residential search operations.
Seek Reveal FirePRO X

FDIC Int’l 2021: Seek Thermal Demos Its All-New Reveal FirePRO X...

The thermal imaging company displayed it’s most advanced handheld thermal imaging camera as well as its new four-bay charging dock.

TRAINING PROPS ARTICLES

Miami-Dade firefighter practices cutting on glass training prop

Videos: Impact-Resistant Glass-Cutting Training Props

Captain Juan Miguel of Miami-Dade (FL) Fire Rescue has designed and built two props for training on glass-cutting techniques.
Firefighters performing search with a TIC

Video: Large Area Residential Search

Miami-Dade (FL) Fire Rescue shared a firefighter training video on issues involved in large area residential search operations.
Firefighters cutting on a prop

Turning Networking into Resources

The relationships you develop and nurture can go a long way in providing your department with training resources, writes Stephen F. Shaw.

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FIRE GRANTS BY THE NUMBERS


$319.5 MILLION

FY 2021 AFG FUND


$355 MILLION

SAFER GRANT PROGRAM


$100 MILLION

COVID-19 SUPPLEMENTAL


$20 MILLION

SIREN GRANT PROGRAM


$18 MILLION

VFA GRANT PROGRAM


2,000 AWARDS

PLANNED BY FEMA