FEMA AFG Application Period Open

By Ricochet Gear January 13, 2021
We would like to offer you an update on the status of the FEMA AFG Grant program, which is now OPEN

FEMA AFG Grant Open

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security
has set aside a total of $355 million USD for the AFG (Assistance to Firefighters Grant) and FP&S (Fire Protection and Safety) programs. Of that amount, $319.5 million USD will be awarded to public safety organizations to help support and improve their response capabilities.

These grants can be used for a variety of resources for fire departments including: 

Structural Fire PPE

USAR/Tech Rescue PPE 
EMS PPE

And many other tools and resources that meet the grant requirements of helping organizations improve their response capabilities.

The application period for the  Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) is now open. It opened on January 4th, 2021, and will remain open through February 12th, 2021 at 1700 ET.

FEMA has issued several guidelines and resources to help understand and apply for the AFG grant. Those resources can be found here:

FEMA AFG Grant Landing and Application Page

FEMA AFG Grant Advisory

FEMA AFG Grant Fact Sheet

It is our honor and pleasure to serve you, and if we can be of any assistance, please contact us at info@ricochet-gear.com.