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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.

AVAILABLE GRANT FUNDS - $165K

OPENING DATE FOR SUBMITTING APPLICATIONS: Friday January 20, 2017

CLOSING DATE/TIME FOR SUBMITTING APPLICATIONS: Friday February 24, 2017 @ 5pm EST

FY2016-2017 GRANT PERIOD ENDS: Friday June 30, 2017

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,
  • Submitted the Florida Fire Service Needs Assessment Survey.

 

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

 

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 email to:

FireGrantQuestion@MyFloridaCFO.com