FEMA Offers Grants for Personal Protective Equipment for Fire and EMS

April 28th, 2020

The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Assistance Firefighters Grant Program is accepting applications for $100 million in funding to purchase personal protective equipment (PPE) and supplies.This funding is authorized by the federal CARES Act. Both fire department and certain EMS entities not affiliated with a hospital may apply. These grants are competitive and are limited to the purchase of PPE and supplies to prevent, prepare for, and respond to COVID-19. This includes reimbursement for expenditures made since Jan. 2, 2020. Click here for more information. Click here to access the online application portal. The deadline to apply is May 15, 2020.