The Fiscal Year 2019 Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) application period is now open. The application deadline is Friday, May 15, 2020, at 5:00 p.m. (ET). There is $350 million available in federal grants to add fire fighters to departments in need. Career, combination and volunteer fire departments are eligible to apply.
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The SAFER grant program was created to provide funding directly to fire departments to increase the number of trained, frontline fire fighters in their communities.
The IAFF is available to assist and review your grant application through May 15. Contact us at [email protected].