SAFER Grants Application Period Opens January 30
The FY 2011 Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) Grants application period will open on Monday, January 30, 2012 and run until Friday, February 24, 2012 at 5:00 P.M. EST.
The goal of the SAFER Grants is to assist local fire departments with staffing and deployment capabilities in order to respond to emergencies, assuring communities have adequate protection from fire and fire-related hazards.
The FY 2011 SAFER Grant Program Guidance and Application Kit are posted on the AFG website.
All SAFER applicants should read the new FY 2011 SAFER Grants Program Guidance (PDF) to understand the FY 2011 award criteria, funding priorities, and important special application instructions for completing the application.