U.S. Department Of Homeland Security – FEMA Assistance To Firefighters Grants Program – COVID-19 Supplemental Round 2

The Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program – COVID-19 Supplemental Round 2 (AFG-S 2) is a supplemental funding opportunity under the Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program (AFG). Applicants may apply for critical Personal Protective Equipment and supplies needed to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the COVID-19 public health emergency. This includes reimbursement for expenditures made since January 1, 2020.

Eligibility: Volunteer and combination fire departments. A fire department is an agency or organization having a formally recognized arrangement with a state, local, tribal or territorial authority (city, county, parish, fire district, township, town or other governing body) to provide fire suppression to a population within a geographically fixed primary first due response area.

A Combination Fire Department means a fire department that has paid firefighting personnel and volunteer firefighting personnel. Departments that pay fees or stipends to firefighting personnel for each event to which they respond (paid on call) are also considered under this category.

A Volunteer Fire Department means a fire department that has an all-volunteer force of firefighting personnel.

Amount: $31,000,000 is available to make up to 500 awards. Ranges are based on population size as follows:

  • 100,000 or fewer people: Up to $1,000,000
  • 100,001 – 500,000 people: Up to $2,000,000
  • 500,001 – 1,000,000 people: Up to $3,000,000
  • 1,000,001 – 2,500,000 people: Up to $6,000,000
  • More than 2,500,000 people: Up to $9,000,000

Deadline: November 13, 2020

Resource Information
Funder U.S. Department Of Homeland Security
Eligibility Nonprofit Organization
Resource URL: https://www.fema.gov/media-collection/fy-2020-assistance-firefighters-grant-program-covid-19-supplemental-afg-s
Sector COVID-19 Emergency Response
Grant Amount $0-$9,000,000
Deadline Closed