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FM Global: Fire Prevention Grant Program

Deadline: November 30, 2017

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 between $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.

Applicants must demonstrate that their organization operates exclusively as a fire service unit, or a national, state, regional, local, or community organization that supports fire prevention under the laws of the country in which the organization is located.

Link: http://www.fmglobal.com/about-us/our-business/corporate-responsibility/fm-global-fire-prevention-grant-program

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