Arson prevention and awareness campaigns are among the fire safety programs supported by these grants.

FEMA/USFA Grant Period Now Open

The grants are competitive, and their primary goal is to target high-risk populations, according to DHS.

A new application period for FY2010 Fire Prevention and Safety Grants begins today, Jan. 3, and will continue for a month, the Department of Homeland Security announced. The Assistance to Firefighters Grants provide funds for fire departments and emergency responders, including smoke alarm installation, fire prevention and public safety education campaigns, juvenile fire setter interventions, and arson prevention and awareness programs. Program guidance is available here.

The application period begins at 8:00 a.m. EST today. Applications must be received by 5 p.m. EST Feb. 4. The grants are competitive, and their primary goal is to target high-risk populations, according to DHS, which includes both FEMA and the U.S. Fire Administration. The program is administered by FEMA' Grant Programs Directorate in coordination with USFA.

An applicant tutorial for the fire prevention activity is available through the website. The tutorial explains how to prepare and submit competitive applications. Applicants with questions about the grants should contact the help desk as soon as possible at 866-274-0960 or at During the application period, the help desk will operate Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST.

Download Center

HTML - No Current Item Deck
  • Free Safety Management Software Demo

    IndustrySafe Safety Management Software helps organizations to improve safety by providing a comprehensive toolset of software modules to help businesses identify trouble spots; reduce claims, lost days, OSHA fines; and more.

  • The Top 5 Safety and Technology Trends to Watch in 2019

    Get the latest on trends you can expect to hear more about in 2019, including continued growth of mobile safety applications, wearable technology, and smart PPE; autonomous vehicles; pending OSHA recordkeeping rulemaking; and increased adoption of international safety standard, ISO 45001.

  • Get the Ultimate Guide to OSHA Recordkeeping

    OSHA’s Form 300A posting deadline is February 1! Are you prepared? To help answer your key recordkeeping questions, IndustrySafe put together this guide with critical compliance information.

  • Safety Training 101

    When it comes to safety training, no matter the industry, there are always questions regarding requirements and certifications. We’ve put together a guide on key safety training topics, requirements for certifications, and answers to common training questions.

  • Conduct EHS Inspections and Audits

    Record and manage your organization’s inspection data with IndustrySafe’s Inspections module. IndustrySafe’s pre-built forms and checklists may be used as is, or can be customized to better suit the needs of your organization.

  • Industry Safe

OH&S Digital Edition

  • OHS Magazine Digital Edition - January 2019

    January 2019


      Production vs. Safety 
      Meeting the Requirements for Emergency Equipment
      The State of Contractor Safety
      The Three Keys to Effective Chemical Management
    View This Issue