FY2020 Volunteer Fire Assistance (VFA) Grant Program
Respond to wildland fires for populations under 10,000? The FY2020 Volunteer Fire Assistance (VFA) Grant Program fire grant is just for you.
50/50 matching wildland fire grants to Fire Departments serving populations under 10,000
For Fire Service Organizations protecting populations under 10,000, the USDA and US Forestry Service (USFS) has a special fire grant program just for you.
With an FY 2020 budget of $18 million, the Volunteer Fire Assistance (VFA) grant program funds 50/50 matching grants for volunteer and combination fire departments. Eligible programs include:
- Equipment procurement for wildland firefighting
- Firefighter training
- Planning and preparedness activities
Detail, deadlines, and other requirements may vary by state. To learn more and apply for a VFA grant: