Municipal Collaborations: Doing More with Less

Posted by David Rappoport on Feb 5, 2013 3:00:00 AM

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Topics: Nonprofits, Local Government, Rural Issues

Fire Department Grants: Don’t Just Look to FEMA

Posted by Timothy Tiernan on Oct 10, 2012 9:07:00 AM

If you’re a fire department in search of grant funding, the first place you likely turn toward is FEMA grant opportunities—namely the Assistance to Firefighter Grant (AFG) general program and Fire Prevention and Safety (FP&S) program, and the Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) opportunity. These are proper choices, of course, as these are multimillion-dollar programs whose awards provide a major boon to the grant winners. But there are several other grant opportunities your department might want to look into, including other public and even foundation sources, especially if you have small volunteer fire departments under your wing. Here are some funding opportunities to get the ideas rolling:

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Topics: Federal Grants, Local Government, Fire Grants, Foundation Grants, CDBG, Rural Issues