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 Fiscal Year 2020 Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program – COVID 19 Supplemental Round 2 (AFG-S). The application period will close on Friday, November 13, 2020 at 5PM ET.

These grants are available to volunteer and combination fire departments to assist in funding for personal protective equipment (PPE) and other supplies to support coronavirus (COVID-19) response.

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 visit Senator Toomey’s website for more information.