AFG Fire Grant Alert: Modifications to the FY 2019 AFG Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) and FY 2019 AFG Awards

Firefighters

Alert from FEMA

The attached FEMA Information Bulletin (IB) No. 461 modifies the Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program reporting, period of performance, and amendment requirements contained in the Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO).

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) acknowledges the delays in the successful deployment of grants management functionality for reporting and amendments via the FEMA Grants Outcomes (FEMA GO) system. In response, FEMA is providing a one-time, 12-month extension to all FY 2019 AFG Program awards. Further, FEMA is delaying the timelines for required financial and performance reports. Please review the attached Information Bulletin for full details.

You are receiving this message as the primary point of contact for a FY 2019 AFG grant. You are encouraged to share this information with anyone in your organization responsible for managing any FY 2019 AFG grant(s).

If you have any questions regarding the attached Information Bulletin, you can contact your AFG Preparedness Officer (PO) or the AFG Help Desk at firegrants@fema.dhs.gov or (866) 274-0960.

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