FEMA: AFG Application Period Now Entering Its Final Week!

The 2011 Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) application period is entering its final week. Applications are due by 5:00 P.M. EST on Friday, September 23, 2011.


Follow these helpful steps as you finalize your application:

  • A DUNS Number is required for your application
    Obtain a DUNS number by calling 1-866-705-5711
  • Central Contractor Registration (CCR) System Registration (optional)
    Successful grantees will be required to register in the CCR. It is recommend that you do it now in case you receive an award.  Visit https://www.bpn.gov/ccr/default.aspx to register
  • Needs Assessment
    Conducting a needs assessment will help you determine and justify your requested items/activities and costs
  • Research and Collect Information
    Determine the quantity and costs of the items/activities you are requesting assistance for
  • Application Completion
    Enter the information required in the online application
    Make sure the information you entered is correct and that your narratives are detailed
  • Application Review
    Print your application section by section and have someone else review it for errors and inconsistencies. You will not be able to make any changes to your application after you submit it, so use this review to make your application is the best it can be.
  • Application Submission
    Once you are satisfied that your application is complete and accurate, submit it electronically. Print your submission confirmation and record your application number for future reference. 


Take Advantage of these AFG Resources:

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