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Utah Fire Department Assistance Grant

Grant Details:
Application Due Date: TBA



The Utah Department of Forestry has made grant funds available for the fire departments of Utah to improve their ability to safely and effectively provide fire protection and manage hazardous material incidents. Its primary objective is to assist communities in organizing, training and equipping fire departments.

Funding Priority Areas:

  • Initial organization – start-up funds for the acquisition of basic safety and firefighting equipment.
  • Training - costs and associated fees
  • PPE – this includes protective clothing/equipment and self-contained breathing apparatuses
  • Basic suppression equipment and tools – includes, but not limited to, basic firefighting tools, appliances, hoses, nozzles, ladders, and apparatuses
  • Fire prevention programs – includes equipment and materials, wildland and structural, needed to implement fire prevention programs
  • Communication equipment – include radios that helps achieve interoperability between state and federal wildland fire agencies
  • Special need – includes repair to an apparatus and other equipment such as SCBA compressors and associated equipment


Fire departments which:

  • Currently file NFIRS
  • Have members certified to at least FF1
  • Are NIMS compliant
  • Are able to provide match requirement

Award Details:

This has a dollar to dollar match program (For every dollar the DOF grants, the department must match).

In-kind services and cash match are both match options.

Additional Details:

Applications can be emailed to UFDAG@utah.gov, faxed to 801-533-4111 attention Jane Martinez, or mailed to:

Division of Forestry, Fire & State Lands
Attn: Jane Martinez
1594 W North Temple, Suite 3520
PO Box 145703
Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-5703





Organization Information:
Organization: Utah Division of Forestry, Fire & State Lands
Website: http://www.ffsl.utah.gov

Contact Information:
Contact Name: Shane Freeman
Contact Email: UFDAG@utah.gov
Contact Phone: (801)538-5501

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