United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) - Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
02/26/21 5:00 PM ET
Grants to USA nonprofit, tribal, and health organizations, universities, and fire departments for activities to prevent fires and increase the safety of firefighters. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. The objectives are for grantees to carry out fire prevention education and training, fire code enforcement, fire/arson investigation, firefighter safety and health programming, prevention efforts, and research and development.
The Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Fire Prevention and Safety (FP&S) grant program is one of three grant programs that constitute the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) focus on enhancing the safety of the public and firefighters with respect to fire and fire-related hazards. The FP&S grant program accomplishes this by assisting fire prevention programs and supporting firefighter health and safety research and development.
In awarding grants, the FEMA Administrator is required to consider:
FP&S Program grants are offered to support projects in two activities:
For information on program priorities and objectives, refer to Appendix B – Programmatic Information and Priorities: https://www.fema.gov/sites/default/files/documents/fema_fy-2020-fps-nofo.pdf#page=54
GrantWatch ID#: 151158
The total amount of funding a recipient may receive under an FP&S Program award is limited to a maximum federal share of $1.5 million.
FP&S Program R&D applicants applying under the Early Career Investigator category are limited to a maximum federal share of $75,000 per project year.
Projected Period of Performance Start Date(s): May 17, 2021
Projected Period of Performance End Date(s): May 16, 2022 – May 16, 2024
The period of performance for projects funded under the FP&S Activity is generally 12 months. Eligible applicants who propose complex projects, such as those under the National/Regional/State Programs and Projects category, may apply for up to a 24-month period of performance from the date of award.
The period of performance for projects proposed under the R&D Activity is 12, 24, or 36 months from the date of award.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply online: https://go.fema.gov/
If applicants experience technical issues, they must notify the FEMA GO Helpdesk as soon as possible. The FEMA GO Helpdesk can be reached at (877) 585-3242 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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