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Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER)

Post Date

February 16th 2016

Application Due Date

March 25th 2016

Funding Opportunity Number

DHS-15-GPD-083-000-99

CFDA Number(s)

97.083

Funding Instrument Type(s)

Grant

Funding Activity Categories

Employment, Labor and Training

Number of Awards

300

Eligibility Categories

County Governments
City or Township Governments
Other

Fire Departments National, state, local, or tribal organizations representing the interests of volunteer firefighters

Funding

  • Estimated Total Funding:

    $340000000

  • Award Range:

    $0 - $0

Grant Description

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Federal Emergency Management AgencyŠ¼s (FEMA) Grant Programs Directorate implements and administers the Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) Grants. SAFER grants provide financial assistance to help fire departments increase frontline firefighters, rehire firefighters that have been laid off, retain firefighters facing imminent layoffs, or filling of positions that were vacated through attrition. SAFER offers grants to support activities in two categories: 1. Hiring of Firefighters 2. Recruitment and Retention of Volunteer Firefighters The authority for SAFER is derived from the Federal Fire Prevention and Control Act of 1974, as amended (15 U.S.C. _2229a et seq.). The notice of funding opportunity document provides potential applicants with the details of the requirements, processing, and evaluation of an application for financial assistance for both of these activity areas.

Contact Information

  • Agency

    Department of Homeland Security

  • Office:

    Department of Homeland Security - FEMA

  • Agency Contact:

    SAFER Help Desk
    FireGrants@fema.dhs.gov
    (866) 274-0960

  • Agency Mailing Address:

    FireGrants@fema.dhs.gov

  • Agency Email Address:

    FireGrants@fema.dhs.gov

  • More Information:

    www.fema.gov/firegrants


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