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Arizona Volunteer Fire Assistance (VFA) Grant Program

Grant Details:
Application Due Date: February 2016 est.



The Arizona State Forestry Division has made funds available to provide financial assistance to train, organize, and equip fire departments in rural areas and rural communities to prevent and suppress fires.

Funding Areas:

  • Wildland training
  • Wildland PPE
  • Wildland fire awareness and prevention efforts
  • Wildland fire line tools and water handling equipment
  • Planning costs to support risk assessment and hazard mitigation
  • P25 radios
  • Structural firefighting equipment


  • Arizona Fire Departments that serve rural areas or communities with populations less than 10,000.
  • Departments must have a current Intergovernmental Agreement with Arizona State Forestry before funds can be awarded

Award Details:

Each application may solicit up to $20,000. Equipment or supply purchases with a unit value greater than $5,000 cannot be funded.

There is a 50% local match requirement for this grant.

Grant funds may only be used for reimbursement of actual costs, and payment will be made only after expenses are incurred, documented, and reported by the sub-recipient organization. No funds will be reimbursed for purchases made before grant award.

Additional Details:


Application Part 1

Application Part 2

Organization Information:
Organization: Arizona State Forestry Division

Contact Information:
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: (602) 771-1410

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