This week, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is hosting a series of one-hour Adobe Connect webinars walking applicants through the FY2015 Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) application. The webinars will cover every section of the application. FEMA Fire Program Specialists will be available to answer your questions. The webinars will end after the second week of the open application period (specific dates TBA).
Webinar sessions will be broadcast using an Adobe Connect webinar link with call-in phone number for audio transmission. The Adobe Connect webinar can be found at https://fema.connectsolutions.com/appwalkthrough/. To access the webinar, follow these steps:
- Click on the webinar link
- Select "enter as a guest” and provide your name and your department’s name. Click on "enter the room."
- Agree to the terms of the Adobe Connect system, Click on “OK.”
For the audio transmission, the call-in number is: 1-800-320-4330. Enter pin # 530853.
Currently Scheduled Topics:
|Topic||Day of Week||Dates||Time|
|Fire Department Vehicle Application||Monday||10/19 - 11/30||2:00 pm - 4:00 p.m. ET|
|Regional Application (Operations & Safety and Vehicle)||Tuesday||10/20-12/1||2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET|
|Fire Department Operations & Safety||Wednesday||10/21-12/2||2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET|
|Non-Affiliated EMS Vehicle & Ops||Thursday||10/23-11/30||2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET|
For those that will be applying for the 2017 Assistance to Firefighters Grant, here are some specific tips from Washington's The Ferguson Group to put your best application forward: https://blog.ecivis.com/afg-2017-tips-for-success If you'd like to look into grants beyond FEMA, check out this blog post.