$13,816,996 in Fire Grants Awarded in Round 28 AFG 2012

Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG)The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has announced the twenty-eighth award round for the FY2012 Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program (AFGP).

FEMA awarded $13,816,996 in Operations and Safety Fire Grants to 123 agencies. Award amounts for Fire Grants ranged from a $3,150 Equipment grant, awarded to the Four Communities Fire Dept. Inc., Cocoa, FL; to a $1,330,578 Training grant award to the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department, San Diego, CA.

See the full AFG award list here. Check back weekly for more AFG award updates!

$2,735,065 in Fire Grants Awarded in Round 5 FP&S 2012

Fire Prevention & Safety (FP&S) GrantsThe Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has announced the fifth award round for the FY2012 Fire Prevention & Safety Grants (FP&S) program.

FEMA awarded $2,735,065 in Operations and Safety Fire Grants to 20 agencies. Award amounts for Fire Grants ranged from a $2,109 Fire Prevention grant, awarded to the Essexville Public Safety Department, Essexville, MI; to a $998,500 Fire Prevention grant award to the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation, Emmitsburg, MD.

See the full FP&S award list here. Check back weekly for more FP&S award updates!

Scholarships to Attend the IACP 2016 Conference

Professional Development Opportunity for Mid-Rank Law Enforcement Officers

IACP Scholarship Website

Guidelines

Deadline: July 1, 2016

The Law Enforcement Advancing Data and Science Program: A Partnership between NIJ and International Association of Chiefs of Police

Established in 2014 through a partnership between NIJ and the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), the Law Enforcement Advancing Data and Science (LEADS) program is designed to develop mid-rank law enforcement officers who are committed to advancing and integrating science into law enforcement policies and practice. To accomplish this, merit-based scholarships are competitively awarded to mid-rank officers (sergeants, lieutenants, captains, etc.) who have effectively infused research into policy development within their agencies.

What this grant does for your agency

Agencies awarded the Scholarships to Attend the IACP 2016 Conference receive a scholarship that includes:

  • Attendance at the IACP Conference
  • Participation in private workshops with NIJ, OJP and IACP leadership
  • Numerous networking activities between the current and incoming classes of scholars
  • An opportunity to network with, and learn from, like-minded officers working towards the common goal of improving law enforcement throughout the nation

Only a limited number of scholarships will be awarded.

Grant Eligibility

For full eligibility details, see the Grant Guidelines:

This scholarship program is for sworn, mid-level career police professionals who have demonstrated experience partnering with researchers to implement science-based initiatives, or who have infused research into policing policy and practice. Applicants should be officers who are in a position to affect policy and practice within their agencies. Applicants must:

  • Not currently be an NIJ grantee
  • Be a sworn law enforcement officer working for a United States law enforcement agency
  • Hold a position that is considered “mid-rank” within their respective agency

About the NIJ

NIJ—the research, development and evaluation agency of the U.S. Department of Justice—is dedicated to improving knowledge and understanding of crime and justice issues through science. NIJ provides objective and independent knowledge and tools to reduce crime and promote justice, particularly at the state and local levels. More

Grant Deadline

Grant applications are due no later than Fri., July 1, 2016.

Apply

Apply for the Scholarships to Attend the IACP 2016 Conference

Hazard Mitigation Assistance (HMA) Cost Share Guide

FEMA HMAFEMA has developed a Hazard Mitigation Assistance Cost Share Guide for Applicants and Subapplicants applying for FEMA’s Hazard Mitigation Assistance (HMA) grants: Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP), Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM), and Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA).

The Cost Share Guide compliments the HMA Guidance by providing an overview of the cost share requirements for each program and examples of various approaches for cost share strategies, such as donated resources, for the non-Federal cost share.

The Cost Share Guide is available from the FEMA website: Hazard Mitigation Assistance Cost Share Guide.

Hazard Mitigation Assistance (HMA) Cost Share Guide

FEMA HMA

FEMA has developed a Hazard Mitigation Assistance Cost Share Guide for Applicants and Subapplicants applying for FEMA’s Hazard Mitigation Assistance (HMA) grants: Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP), Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM), and Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA).

The Cost Share Guide compliments the HMA Guidance by providing an overview of the cost share requirements for each program and examples of various approaches for cost share strategies, such as donated resources, for the non-Federal cost share.

The Cost Share Guide is available from the FEMA website: Hazard Mitigation Assistance Cost Share Guide.

3 First Responder Grants Clients Win Round 3 AFG Fire Grants

Of the 277 Round 3 FY2015 Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) winners announced May 20, 2016, three were First Responder Grants clients:

  • The Lyndon Fire Protection District of Louisville, Kentucky received an $11,637 Operations and Safety Equipment fire grant for training props.
  • The Atwater Fire Department in Ohio received a $34,286 Operations and Safety Equipment fire grant for an SCBA compressor.
  • The Hillsboro Fire Protection District in Missouri received a $102,858 Vehicle Acquisition fire grant toward a brush truck.

Congratulations to all the winners! See all FY2015 AFG fire grant awards

$42,062,561 Fire Grants Awarded in Round 3 FY2015 Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG)

Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG)After a 2-week hiatus, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has announced 277 Round 3 awards for the FY2015 Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG). Fire Service organizations receiving awards totalling $42,062,561 include:

  • $3,334, Equipment, Operations and Safety, Whittier Fire and EMS, Whittier, AK
  • $45,239, Equipment and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), Operations and Safety, Springfield Valley Volunteer Fire Company, Springfield, WV
  • $88,516, Modify Facilities, Operations and Safety, Nevada County Consolidated Fire District, Grass Valley, CA
  • $118,547, Equipment, Regional Request, Scarborough Fire Department, Scarborough, ME
  • $304,673, Equipment ($335,140), State Fire Training Academy, Delaware State Fire School, Dover, DE
  • $431,819, Vehicle Acquisition, Vehicle Acquisition, Klamath County Fire District No. 1, Klamath Falls, OR
  • $856,819, Personal Protective Equipment, Operations and Safety, Indian River County Fire Rescue, Vero Beach, FL

Further award rounds will be announced on Fridays until AFG has made all awards under the current year. See all FY2015 AFG fire grant awards

Scholarships to Attend the IACP 2016 Conference

Apply for a Professional Development Opportunity for Mid-Rank Law Enforcement Officers

NIJ has partnered with the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) to offer 10 merit-based scholarships for mid-rank law enforcement officers to attend the 2016 IACP Annual Conference and Expo in San Diego, California, as part of the Law Enforcement Advancing Data and Science (LEADS) program.

Selected officers will have access to exclusive education and networking opportunities in addition to full access to conference workshops and other related activities, including:

  • NIJ Saturday Session, “What Works and What Matters in Policing”
  • Participation in the IACP Research Advisory Committee meeting
  • Private roundtable events with IACP and NIJ leadership to discuss priorities in policing research
  • Orientation dinner with incoming and current scholars, NIJ, and IACP personnel
  • Attendance at the IACP Excellence in Law Enforcement Research Awards banquet

Application deadline: July 1, 2016

Learn more and apply.

Watch a brief video about the LEADS program.

3 First Responder Grants Clients Win Round 3 AFG Fire Grants

Of the 277 Round 3 FY2015 Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) winners announced May 20, 2016, three were First Responder Grants clients:

  • The Lyndon Fire Protection District of Louisville, Kentucky received an $11,637 Operations and Safety Equipment fire grant for training props.
  • The Atwater Fire Department in Ohio received a $34,286 Operations and Safety Equipment fire grant for an SCBA compressor.
  • The Hillsboro Fire Protection District in Missouri received a $102,858 Vehicle Acquisition fire grant toward a brush truck.

Congratulations to all the winners! See all FY2015 AFG fire grant awards

$42,062,561 Fire Grants Awarded in Round 3 FY2015 Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG)

Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG)After a 2-week hiatus, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has announced 277 Round 3 awards for the FY2015 Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG). Fire Service organizations receiving awards totalling $42,062,561 include:

  • $3,334, Equipment, Operations and Safety, Whittier Fire and EMS, Whittier, AK
  • $45,239, Equipment and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), Operations and Safety, Springfield Valley Volunteer Fire Company, Springfield, WV
  • $88,516, Modify Facilities, Operations and Safety, Nevada County Consolidated Fire District, Grass Valley, CA
  • $118,547, Equipment, Regional Request, Scarborough Fire Department, Scarborough, ME
  • $304,673, Equipment ($335,140), State Fire Training Academy, Delaware State Fire School, Dover, DE
  • $431,819, Vehicle Acquisition, Vehicle Acquisition, Klamath County Fire District No. 1, Klamath Falls, OR
  • $856,819, Personal Protective Equipment, Operations and Safety, Indian River County Fire Rescue, Vero Beach, FL

Further award rounds will be announced on Fridays until AFG has made all awards under the current year. See all FY2015 AFG fire grant awards