Washington, DC – March 17, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — Today U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that the FY 2014 Fire Prevention and Safety (FP&S) Grants Application Period opens today, March 16, 2015; the deadline for all grant applications is Friday, April 17, 2015 at 5:00 p.m.
The FP&S grant application process requires a significant amount of time to properly complete, therefore, Rep. Cartwright asks that any affiliates who seek help with their grant application contact the appropriate district office.
To reach Rep. Cartwright’s Economic Development Specialist in Carbon and Schuylkill Counties contact Bill Hanley at 570-624-0140. To reach Rep. Cartwright’s Economic Development Specialist in Lackawanna and Luzerne Counties contact Bob Morgan at 570-341-1050. To reach Rep. Cartwright’s Economic Development Specialist in Northampton and Monroe Counties contact April Niver at 484-546-0776.
Eligible applicants for the Fire Prevention and Safety Activity include fire departments, national, regional, state, and local organizations, Native American tribal organizations, and/or community organizations recognized for their experience and expertise in fire prevention and safety programs and activities. Private and public nonprofit organizations and Housing Authorities are eligible.
The FP&S Grants are part of the Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) and support projects that enhance the safety of the public and firefighters from fire and related hazards. The primary goal is to reduce injury and prevent death among high-risk populations.