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DHS Assistance to Firefighters, Fire Prevention, and Safety Grants - Due 3/31/23 $36M Available

Opportunity Title:

Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program, Fire Prevention and Safety Grants

Opportunity Number:



The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Grants Programs Directorate is responsible for the implementation and administrations of the Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Programs. The purpose of the AFG Program is to enhance the safety of the public and firefighters with respect to fire and fire-related hazards. The Grants Programs Directorate administers the Fire Prevention and Safety (FP&S) grants as part of the AFG Program. FP&S offers grants to support activities in two categories: (1) activities designed to reach high-risk target groups and mitigate incidences of death and injuries caused by fire and fire-related hazards ("Fire Prevention and Safety Activity") and (2) research and development activities aimed at improving firefighter safety ("Firefighter Safety Research and Development Activity"). The program guidance document provides potential applicants with the details of the requirements, processing, and evaluation of an application for financial assistance for both of these activity areas.


Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education

County governments

Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)

Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)

City or township governments

Public and State controlled institutions of higher education

Fire Departments, Private Institutions of Higher Education

Award Details:

Total Amount Available: $36M

Maximum Award: $1.5M

Submission Details:

Application Deadline: 3/31/23

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