Fire Station Grants

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security opened the  Fire Station Construction (FSC) grant program.

The program was created as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009 (P.L. 111-5) to provide an economic stimulus in the form of jobs and increase the safety of firefighters and the communities they serve. Applications must be submitted no later than 5:00 p.m., EDT, on July 10, 2009.

The FSC grants will provide financial assistance directly to local fire departments to build new or modify existing fire stations.  The program will use a peer review system similar to [click to continue…]