Press Release

Gillibrand Announces Open Application Period For FEMA Fire Prevention And Safety Program

Jan 18, 2022

Today, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand announced that the application period for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Fire Prevention and Safety (FP&S) Program will be open from Tuesday, January 18th until Friday, February 18th.

The Fire Prevention and Safety Program, a part of FEMA’s Assistance to Firefighters Grants Program, awards grants directly to fire departments as well as academic, public health, and occupational health non-profit organizations to fund fire prevention programs and support firefighter health and safety research. In the 2020 fiscal year, FP&S awarded $2,094,825 in funding to municipalities and non-profits across New York State. 

More information about the Fiscal Year 2021 FP&S Program and application process can be found here. The deadline to apply is Friday, February 18th at 5PM.