Washington, D.C.- U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) announced today that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is now accepting applications for the Assistance to Firefighter Grants (AFG) program. The application period will close on Friday, March 13, 2020 at 5PM ET.

These grants are available to eligible fire departments, nonaffiliated Emergency Medical Services organizations, and State Fire Training Academies to assist in funding critically needed resources.

Eligible applicants should apply for AFG funding online via the e-Grants application at: https://portal.fema.gov. For more information, applicants should go to https://www.fema.gov/welcome-assistance-firefighters-grant-program. In addition, System for Award Management (Sam.gov) registration is required of all AFG Program applicants and awardees.

Please note that applications cannot be submitted through Senator Toomey's office. Senator Toomey's office often provides letters of support to applicants, if they request such letters, once their applications have been submitted. Please see the link below for additional instructions.

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