Staffing Grant Apps Open

June 2005
Fire Chief;Jun2005, Vol. 49 Issue 6, p13
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The article reports that the U.S. Fire Administration will accept online applications from May 31 to June 28, 2005 for the Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) grants under the Assistance to Firefighters Program. SAFER will provide five-year grants with a maximum federal contribution of $100,000, spread over four years, for the hiring of a firefighter. Each year the federal contribution will decrease and the local matching requirement will increase, tapering to zero federal money in the fifth year.


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