The Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program provides financial assistance to help fire departments, nonaffiliated EMS organizations and State Fire Training Academies (SFTA). Grant funding focuses on critically needed resources to protect the public; training emergency personnel, fostering interoperability, supporting community resilience, as well as enhancing (through direct financial assistance) public safety and providing a continuum of support for emergency responders regarding fire, medical, and all hazard events.
Eligible Applicants: City or township governments, County governments
Fire Departments, nonaffiliated Emergency Medical Service (EMS) organizations, State Fire Training Academies
Estimated Total Program Funding: $310,500,000
Expected Number of Awards: 2500