FM Global: Fire Prevention Grant Program
FM Global offers financial support to organizations working to combat fire. Through the Fire Prevention Grant Program, fire departments and brigades, as well as national, state, regional, local, and community organizations can apply for funding to support a wide array of fire prevention, preparedness, and control efforts, including pre-fire planning, fire prevention education/training, and arson prevention/fire investigation.
Funding will support organizations working to combat fire for a wide array of fire prevention, preparedness, and control efforts. Examples of projects that will be considered include:
- Pre-incident planning (computer software programs, laptops)
- Fire prevention education/training (community outreach initiatives, workshops, publications)
- Arson prevention/fire investigation (juvenile fire setter programs, continuing education courses, digital and specialized cameras, accelerant detection equipment)
Amount: Grants typically average from $1,000-$3,000.
Eligibility: Applicants must be a governmental unit of a city, town, county, state, commonwealth, the District of Columbia, possession of the United States, the United States itself or any political subdivision as described in Section 170(b)(1)(A)(v) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Service Code or a 501(c)(3) or (4) tax-exempt organization under the U.S. Internal Revenue Service Code.
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