SAFER Application Period Open January 9 to February 10

Start planning your FY 2016 SAFER Grant application by reviewing the technical assistance tools offered by FEMA:

  • Notice of Funding Opportunity
  • Application Checklist
  • Self-Evaluation – Hiring of Firefighters
  • Self-Evaluation - Recruitment and Retention - Fire Departments
  • Self-Evaluation - Recruitment and Retention – Interest Organizations
  • FAQs
  • Economic Hardship Waivers (available soon)

Questions? Call 1-866-274-0960 or email Firegrants@FEMA.DHS.gov.

Live SAFER Webinars
FEMA will host live Adobe Connect webinars to provide an overview of the FY 2016 SAFER Grant Program. The presentation will outline important changes to the SAFER Grant Program and offer information about program priorities, eligible costs and the application/award process. FEMA Fire Program Specialists will be available to answer your questions.

Live Webinars:

  • Wednesday, January 4, 1:30 - 2:30 PM ET
  • Friday, January 6, 1:30 - 2:30 PM ET
  • Monday, January 9, 1:30 - 2:30 PM ET
  • Tuesday, January 10, 1:30 - 2:30 PM ET

Webinar sessions will be broadcast using an Adobe Connect webinar link with call-in phone number for audio transmission. For the audio transmission, the call-in number is: 1-800-320-4330. Enter pin # 530853. Not sure if the webinar is working on your computer? Test your webinar access now by signing in as a guest.

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