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Assistance to Firefighters Grant

Published on AidPage by IDILOGIC on Jun 24, 2005

Administered by:

US Federal Government Agency (see all agencies)
Department Of Homeland Security
CFDA #: 97.044

Program accomplishments...

In fiscal year 2001, FEMA received 31,295 grant requests from 18,915 different fire departments that totaled more than $3.0 Billion. FEMA awarded 1,886 grants to fire departments and fire service organizations that totaled $96,586,668 in Federal assistance. In FY 2002, the AFG was appropriated $360M. This year, it became a totally online grant management system. The program combined various elements, and allowed departments to submit only one application. The number of applicants increased to 19,500. The program awarded over $346M for 5422 grant awards. Thus far, for the FY 2003 program, the AFG has awarded 8,772 grants for nearly $700M. FY 2004 awards will start in June 2004.