Application Period for the FY 2015 Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Coming Soon

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The FY 2015 AFG application period is right around the corner with an anticipated November start date. The open application period dates will be released as soon as the information becomes available.

Begin preparing for the open application period now by reviewing the technical assistance documents below.

Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) – COMING SOON


FEMA will host a series of live Adobe Connect webinars walking applicants through the FY 2015 AFG application. These webinars will cover every section of the application. A webinar for each applicant type is scheduled as indicated below.  This is an opportunity to view the FY 2015 application before the application period begins. FEMA Fire Program Specialists will be available to answer your questions.

The webinars will be approximately one hour in length. The webinars will end after the 2nd week of the open application period, specific dates TBA

Currently Scheduled Topics:

Topic Day of Week Dates Time
Fire Department Vehicle Application Monday 10/19 – 11/30 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm EDT
Regional Application (Operations & Safety and Vehicle) Tuesday 10/20 – 12/1 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm EDT
Fire Department Operations & Safety Wednesday 10/21 -12/2 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm EDT
Non-Affiliated EMS Vehicle & Ops Thursday 10/23 – 11/30 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm EDT

Live Webinars

To participate:
Webinar sessions will be broadcast using an Adobe Connect webinar link with call-in phone number for audio transmission. We suggest that you save this link to your browser’s favorites.

The Adobe Connect webinar can be found at To access the webinar follow these steps:

1.      Click on the webinar link

2.      Select “enter as a guest” and provide your name and your department’s name. Click on enter the room

3.      Agree to the terms of the Adobe Connect system, Click on “OK”

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, just visit: