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Congressman Andy Harris

Representing the First District of Maryland

FEMA Opens Application for Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program

December 21, 2017
Press Release

On December 26, FEMA will open its application for the Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program. The purpose of the AFG Program is to award grants directly to fire departments, nonaffiliated Emergency Medical Services (EMS) organizations, and state fire training academies to enhance their ability to protect the health and safety of the public and first responders. The AFG Program will award approximately $310.5 million in competitive grants.

For more information about the AFG program, please visit

The deadline to apply is February 2, 2018.