Assistance to Firefighters Grants. National Training Exercise Symposium Wednesday, April 30, 2014. Clayton Thompson Jr. Fire Program Specialist [email protected] Office: 202-786-9575. Program Objectives.
Assistance to Firefighters Grants
National Training Exercise Symposium
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Clayton Thompson Jr.
Fire Program Specialist
FY 13 Total Appropriation $641,840,166
FY 14 Total Appropriation $680,000,000
FY 2013 Application Totals
The AFG e-Grant application system is only accessible through the AFG Application Portal at https://portal.fema.gov/.
There are several ways to get AFG Application information:
•AFG Web site (http://www.fema.gov/firegrants)
• US Fire Administration (http://www.usfa.fema.gov)
Cost Share Requirements Based on Population
In general, an eligible applicant seeking a grant to carry out an activity shall agree to make available non-federal funds to carry out such activity in an amount equal to and not less than 15 percent of the grant awarded, except for entities serving small communities:
When serving a jurisdiction more than 20,000 residents, but not more than 1,000,000 residents, the applicant shall agree to make available non-federal funds in an amount equal to and not less than 10 percent of the grant awarded, serving a jurisdiction of 20,000 residents or fewer, the non-federal funds in an amount equal to and not less than 5 percent of the grant awarded and State fire training academy and Joint/Regional projects’ Cost Share will be based on the total population of the entire region, not the population of the host organization.
5 Project Activity Areas: