Massachusetts Department of Fire Services
11/19/21 5:00 PM
Grants to Massachusetts municipal fire departments to plan and implement safety programs for both school children and older adults. Funding is intended to teach the public about fire safety. The program for children teaches students 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 safety education.
School-based S.A.F.E. Programs:
Senior SAFE Programs:
Applications funded through these grants shall address the following priorities:
School-based S.A.F.E. planning grants will be awarded based on available funds. Planning grants can be awarded once, and then fire departments/districts must apply for program grants.
GrantWatch ID#: 147025
Grant funding is based on a tiered amount. For additional information, see the FY22 Statewide Tier Amounts in Supporting Documents, below.
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 and the required reports submitted within 14 months 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 completed applications to Matthew.Brennan@mass.gov and put "2022 S.A.F.E. Grant" in the subject line.
Or mail to:
S.A.F.E. & Senior SAFE Programs
Department of Fire Services
P.O. Box 1025
Stow, MA 01775
For assistance in the conceptualization or formulation of your program or application, please contact Matthew Brennan at the email address above or call 978-567-3381.
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