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Assistance to Firefighters Program: Distribution of Fire Grant Funding [Updated January 28, 2019]   [open pdf - 1MB]

"Currently administered by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the program provides federal grants directly to local fire departments and unaffiliated Emergency Medical Services (EMS) organizations to help address a variety of equipment, training, and other firefighter-related and EMS needs. AFG [Assistance to Firefighters Grant] also supports fire prevention projects and firefighter health and safety research and development through the Firefighter Prevention and Safety (FP&S) grant program. A related program is the Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response Firefighters (SAFER) program, which provides grants for hiring, recruiting, and retaining firefighters."

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CRS Report for Congress, RL32341
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2019-01-28
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Congressional Research Service: https://crsreports.congress.gov/
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