Enhancing Public Safety: The Fire Prevention and Safety (FPS) Grants Programs $1.5 Million Investment

The Fire Prevention and Safety (FPS) grants program is designed to provide financial assistance for projects aimed at enhancing public and firefighter safety from fire and related hazards. It prioritizes fire prevention programs and research and development projects focused on health and safety, including behavioral, social science, and cultural research.

Funding INformation

Here's the funding breakdown for the FPS grants program, including the total program size, maximum funding amount, and the organization responsible for funding distribution.
  • Total Program Size: $36,000,000.00
  • Maximum Funding Amount: $1.5 million
  • Funding Organization: Department of Homeland Security - FEMA
Eligibility Criteria

The following organizations eligible to apply for funding include:

  1. Educational Services
  2. Health Care and Social Assistance
  3. Municipalities
  4. Universities & Colleges
  5. School Boards
  6. Not-for-Profit Organizations
  7. Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
Eligible Projects

The following are examples of projects that SAFER looks to fund: 

  • Projects promoting fire prevention education and training
  • Fire code enforcement initiatives
  • Fire/arson investigation efforts
  • Firefighter safety and health programming
  • Strategic national projects for fire safety
  • Prevention campaigns and initiatives
  • Research and development projects focusing on fire safety and related areas

All proposals must be submitted by April 12, 2024, 5 pm EST.

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