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Your Resource for Fire Grants

Fire Prevention and Safety (FP&S) Grants

Grant Details:
Amount: $34,500,000
Open Date for Application: December 2016 est.
Application Due Date: December 2016 est.


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Fire Prevention & Safety (FP&S) Grants support activities in two categories:

  1. Fire Prevention and Safety Activities: Projects designed to reach high-risk target groups and mitigate the incidence of death and injuries caused by fire and fire-related hazards.

Four categories eligible for funding under this activity includes:

  • General Education/Awareness
  • Code Enforcement/Awareness
  • Fire and Arson Investigation
  • National/State/Regional Programs and Studies
  1. Firefighter Safety Research and Development Activities: Projects aimed at improving firefighter safety, health, and wellness through research and development projects that reduce firefighter fatalities and injuries.

Five categories eligible for funding under this activity includes:

  • Clinical Studies
  • Technology and Product Development
  • Database System Development
  • Dissemination and Implementation Research
  • Preliminary Studies



Fire Prevention and Safety Activities:

  • Fire departments
  • National, regional, state, local, Native American tribal organizations
  • Community organizations with experience in fire prevention and safety programs
  • Private and public non-profit organizations

Firefighter Safety Research and Development Activities

  • National, regional, state, local organizations
  • Academic universities
  • Public Health, Occupational Health, Injury Prevention Institutions
  • Private and public non-profit organizations

Grant writers fees may be included as a pre-award expenditure. Only application fees are eligible for reimbursement.

Award Details:

Applications and awards are limited to a maximum federal share of $1.5 million.

The grantee cost sharing is 5% for all eligible projects.

Types of Cost Share include:

  • Cash
  • In-Kind


Additional Details:

To apply, the department must be registered and have up-to-date information in the online System for Award Management (SAM) registration system. To register or check, please go to SAM.gov

Application Portal

FP&S Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA)

FP&S Application Checklist

FP&S Cost Share Calculator

FP&S Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

FP&S Self-Evaluation Sheet - Fire Prevention and Safety Activity



Organization Information:
Organization: U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security
Website: http://www.dhs.gov/

Contact Information:
Contact Email: firegrants@dhs.gov
Contact Phone: 1-866-274-0960 (Help Desk)

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