$37,075,689 Fire Grants Awarded in Round 1 FY2015 Staffing for Adequate Fire & Emergency Response (SAFER) Grants

Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) GrantsThe Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has announced 14 Round 1 awards for the FY2015 Staffing for Adequate Fire & Emergency Response (SAFER). This is the inaugural award round. Fire Service organizations receiving hiring fire grant awards totaling $37,075,689 include:

  • $185,856, Hiring, Beasley Community Volunteer Fire Department, Beasley, TX
  • $466,848, Hiring, Whatcom County Fire District No. 7, Ferndale, WA
  • $549,911, Hiring, Farmersville Fire Department, Farmersville, CA
  • $925,335, Hiring, County of Rockingham, Harrisonburg, VA
  • $956,106, Hiring, Benton Fire Department, Benton, AR
  • $976,572, Hiring, North Tahoe Fire Protection District, Tahoe City, CA
  • $1,195,249, Hiring, Beach Park Fire Protection District, Beach Park, IL
  • $1,201,560, Hiring, Greenville City Fire Department, Greenville, SC
  • $2,304,893, Hiring, Hamtramck Fire Department, Detroit, MI
  • $2,735,469, Hiring, Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District, Mather, CA
  • $2,765,310, Hiring, Cranston Fire Department, Cranston, RI
  • $3,181,140, Hiring, Lorain Fire Department, lorain, OH
  • $4,620,000, Hiring, City of New Bedford Fire Department, New Bedford, MA
  • $15,011,440, Hiring, Providence Fire Department, Providence, RI

Further award rounds will be announced on Fridays until SAFER has made all awards under the current year. Due to continued application scoring or other circumstances, some weeks may not have an award round. See all FY2015 SAFER fire grant awards