Once you have reviewed the guidelines, please login or register to begin your application.
The application period for 2022/2023 will be open from Sept. 1, 2022 through Oct. 31, 2022.
Visit the Overview Description about the Volunteer Fire Assistance Award Program.
The maximum amount of funds awarded to any fire department shall not exceed $5,000.00.
|Fire Department 50% = $5,000|
|NCFS 50% = $5,000 Maximum|
|Total = $10,000|
FEDMALL (GSA) Purchases will not be allowed. All purchases must be made from the open market.
ITEMS NOT AUTHORIZED INCLUDE: (but are not limited to) drones, laptops or tablets, drop tanks, structural turnout gear, drip torches, Emergency Medical Equipment, or any other item not used in the suppression of or protection from wildland fire. If items are not listed above and you have questions please contact the grant program via email at: NCFS_vfa_grant@ncagr.gov
In order for a Fire Department to be considered for this grant the following must be met.
Awards will be announced Early November 2022.
Departments are encouraged to purchase items through the open market once they are notified of grant approval. The following requirements must be met before NCFS will reimburse your 50% portion: