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Division Director

Julius Halas

Assistant Division Director

Melvin Stone


200 East Gaines Street,
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0322

FY2017-2018

Florida Firefighter Assistance Grant Program

APPLICATION PACKET – FLORIDA FIREFIGHTER ASSISTANCE GRANT PROGRAM

The Firefighter Assistance Grant Program was established by Florida Statute 633.135 and F.A.C. 69A-37.502 to improve the emergency response capability of volunteer fire departments and combination fire departments and provide financial assistance to improve firefighter safety and enable such fire departments to provide firefighting, emergency medical, and rescue services to their communities. Grant funding is available for training, PPE, SCBA’s, and cost share subsidy for AFG apparatus awards.

FY2017-2018 FIREFIGHTER GRANT NOTICE OF FUNDING OPPORTUNITY (PDF)

TOTAL AVAILABLE GRANT FUNDS - $1,000,000

OPENING DATE FOR SUBMITTING APPLICATIONS: Monday July 10, 2017 @ 8am EDT

CLOSING DATE/TIME FOR SUBMITTING APPLICATIONS: Friday August 11, 2017 @ 5pm EDT

FY2017-2018 GRANT PERIOD ENDS: Saturday, June 30, 2018

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Eligible applicants are fire service providers organized and operating in the state of Florida as a volunteer or combination fire department and meeting all of the following requirements:

  • A fire service provider,
  • Organized as a fire department for a consecutive period of not less than five (5) years,
  • Recorded as a fire department in the Division’s online electronic database,
  • Has a Florida fire department identification (FDID) number,
  • Will submit fire incident data for a period of twelve months following the date of grant award,
  • Compliant with the Florida Firefighters Occupational Health and Safety Act, and
  • Submitted the Florida Fire Service Needs Assessment Survey for FY2017-2018

 

GRANT APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

In addition to meeting the above requirements, applicants for the Florida Firefighter Assistance Grant Program must complete the following items and submit the Grant Application to: FirefighterGrant@MyFloridaCFO.com

 

ADDITIONAL ATTACHMENT

  • Grant Narrative Self-Evaluation Guide    PDF FORMAT

 

NOTE:
Only one Application Packet should be submitted by each eligible Fire Department.

 

If you have any questions regarding the Florida Firefighter Assistance Grant Program, send an e-mail to:

FireGrantQuestion@MyFloridaCFO.com