Assistance to Firefighters Grants

The AFG Program provides financial assistance directly to eligible fire departments, nonaffiliated emergency medical service (EMS) organizations, and State Fire Training Academies (SFTAs) for critical training and equipment. […]

Audience:Cities and Towns

Funder:Federal Emergency Management Agency

Max Award:$1,000,000

Match/Cost Share:5% for population served under 20,000, 10% for population between 20,001 and 1,000,000

DCR 2023 Volunteer Fire Assistance Grant

In a collaborative effort between the U.S. Forest Service and Massachusetts DCR Bureau of Forest Fire Control and Forestry, we once again offer an opportunity for rural fire departments to […]

Audience:Cities and Towns

Funder:Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation

Max Award:$3,000

Min Award:$1,000

Match/Cost Share:50%

Emergency Management Performance Grant

The Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG) provides funds to assist local and tribal governments with emergency management departments in preparing for all hazards and to obtain the resources required to […]

Firefighter Safety Equipment Grant Program

The Executive Office of Public Safety and Security (EOPSS) and the Department of Fire Services (DFS) announced availability of grant funding in State Fiscal Year 2024 for fire departments in […]

Audience:Cities and Towns

Funder:Massachusetts Department of Fire Services

Max Award:$50,000

Min Award:$10,500

Match/Cost Share:None

Safe Routes to Schools: Infrastructure Projects

The infrastructure component of the Safe Routes to Schools Program comprises the engineering aspect of the “six e’s” strategy and involves an equity lens as well. This component of the […]

Municipal Road Safety Grant Program

The Office of Grants and Research is the State Administering Agency for traffic safety grants provided by National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). This grant program makes federal funds available […]