Massachusetts Department of Fire Services
09/27/19 5:00 PM
Grants to Massachusetts municipal fire departments for fire and life safety programs for both schoolchildren and older adults. The program for children teaches them to recognize the dangers of fire through developmentally-appropriate lessons integrated with the curriculum subjects of math, science, language arts, and health or physical education. The program for older adults aims to reduce older adult fire deaths through fire and life safety education.
The purpose of the school-based S.A.F.E. and Senior SAFE grants are to support programs that:
Priorities: Applications funded through these grants shall address the following priorities:
GrantWatch ID#: 147025
Grant funding is based on a tiered amount.
School-based S.A.F.E. Grants Tiers
- Tier 1: $2,600, Population 0-4,999
- Tier 2 $3,500, Population 5,000-14,999
- Tier 3:$4,100, Population 15,000-29,999
- Tier 4: $5,200, Population 30,000-49,999
- Tier 5: $6,500, Population 50,000-89,999
- Tier 6: $10,200, Population 90,000-499,999
- Tier 7: $13,600, Population Over 500,000
Senior SAFE Grant Tiers
- Tier 1: $1500, Population 0-4,999
- Tier 2: $1800, Population 5,000-14,999
- Tier 3: $2000, Population 15,000-29,999
- Tier 4: $2200, Population 30,000-49,999
- Tier 5: $2400, Population 50,000-89,999
- Tier 6: $2600, Population 90,000-499,999
- Tier 7: $2800, PopulationOver 500,000
Planning Grants: School-based S.A.F.E. planning grants will be awarded based on available funds. It is anticipated that $1,500 will be the award for planning grants.
The grant award funds shall be expended within 12 months of the date of the award letter.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Email the completed fillable application form including evaluations to:
Mail the signature page with original (wet) signatures to:
S.A.F.E. & Senior SAFE Programs
Department of Fire Services
P.O. Box 1025
Stow, MA 01775
Applications will also be accepted by mail only.
Cynthia Ouellette (978) 567-3381
David DeMarco (978) 567-3388
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