Starting Monday, December 17, 2012, organizations may begin online grant applications for Fiscal Year (FY) 2012 Fire Prevention and Safety (FP&S) Grant funding. The deadline for all FP&S Grant applications is Friday, January 18, 2013, at 5 p.m. Eastern Time (ET).
Activities Eligible for FP&S Grants
- Fire Prevention and Safety Activities: Projects designed to reach high-risk target groups and mitigate the incidence of death and injuries caused by fire and fire-related hazards.
- Firefighter Safety Research and Development Activities: Projects aimed at improving firefighter safety, health, and wellness through research and development projects that reduce firefighter fatalities and injuries.
How to Apply
First, download and read the FY 2012 Fire Prevention and Safety Grants Funding Opportunity Announcement. It explains the purpose of the grant program, activities eligible for support, eligibility criteria, award criteria, application instructions, and Federal requirements for grantees.
NOTE: There has been no change in the FP&S Grant evaluation and award criteria since FY 2011. They are the same for the FY 2012 FP&S Grant applications as they were for FY 2011 FP&S Grant applications.
Visit the Fire Prevention and Safety Grants web page on the Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) Website (www.fema.gov/firegrants) and use the additional application resources below to help you develop your grant application.
Between December 17, 2012, and January 18, 2013, start your online grant application by going to the FEMA E-Grant Application Access website.
Questions? Contact the AFG Help Desk if you have questions about the FY 2012 FP&S Grant Funding Opportunity Announcement, online application, or any applicant resources. Help Desk Specialists will be available during the application period, Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET. Toll-free telephone: 1-866-274-0960; e-mail: [email protected].