How to Write a Successful Fire Grant: An Insiders Guide
You want to run a high performing fire department while keeping your crews and the public safe, but after constant repairs on your equipment and gear, and being understaffed most shifts, you decide that it’s time to look into a grant. You discover that the three most popular firefighter grants are:
- Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) programs which helps with attaining equipment, PPE, training, vehicles, and other resources.
- Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) Grants which focuses on the staffing and training of frontline firefighters.
- Fire Prevention and Safety Grants which supports projects centering around the safety of the public and firefighters from fire and related hazards.
Since you have never applied for a grant before, you do some research on these three grants and find a slew of helpful information. But what you can’t find are helpful pointers that prepare you for what you don’t know. Because as the saying goes – you don’t know what you don’t know! Ensure you are fully prepared and submit a successful application with these ten critical, must-know tips.