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
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
Enter the information required in the online application
Make sure the information you entered is correct and that your narratives are detailed
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.
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:
- View the AFG Application Tutorial
- Review the AFG Application Workshop Presentation
- Review the AFG Program Guidance
- Review the Get Ready Guide
- Review the Narrative Assistance Guide
- Review the Frequently Asked Questions
- Call or email the Help Desk: 1-866-274-0960 or firstname.lastname@example.org
- Review applicable NFPA standards