This legislation will also need to pass the House of Representatives. So, please contact your representative and ask him or her to support passage of the FIRE-SAFER reauthorization bill this year, too.
- How the FIRE and SAFER Grant programs have helped your department.
- FIRE and SAFER grant applications are reviewed by experienced firefighters using a merit-based system.
- FIRE and SAFER grants are awarded directly to local fire departments to improve their all-hazards emergency response.
- FIRE and SAFER grants require local communities to contribute a match to ensure accountability.