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FY 2018 Assistance to Firefighter Grants

The 2018 AFG application period will open at 8:00 AM Monday, September 24, 2018 and will close on Friday, October 26 at 5:00 PM EST.

Potential Applicants are encouraged to begin preparing for the FY 2018 open application period by reviewing the available application assistance tools below.

FY 2018 AFG Application Guidance Materials Available Now

  • 2018 AFG Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO)
  • 2018 AFG Cost Share Calculator
  • 2018 AFG Narrative Get Ready Guide - Application
  • 2018 AFG Narrative Get Ready Guide - Narrative
  • 2018 AFG Self Evaluation Vehicle Acquisition
  • 2018 AFG Self Evaluation Operations Safety
  • 2018 AFG Application Checklist

Live AFG Webinars:

Beginning September 21st, 2018, AFGP staff will host two live webinar series to educate organizations on what is new for FY 2018. The Application Workshop webinars will teach attendees about the Assistance to Firefighters Grant program, its mission, which organizations and activities are eligible, and how to apply. 

A Fire Program Analyst will provide updates that apply to the FY 2018 application and some help tips in preparing your application. We will also have our Application Walk-thru webinars which gives attendees a section by section view of the application with AFG staff to explain and answer questions.

FY 2018 Application Workshop Presentation
     *Friday, September 21st - October 5th at 9:00 a.m. EDT and 4:00 p.m. EDT

FY 2018 Application Walk-thru
     *Friday, September 21st - October 5th at 10:00 a.m. EDT and 1:00 p.m. EDT


Avery Pierson
Grant Coordinator & Staff Assistant
U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-OH)
37 West Broad Street, Room 300
Columbus, Ohio 43215

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