FY16 Fire Prevention and Safety Application Period

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Posted on 04/13/2017 by VLCT Communications

 

The FY 2016 Fire Prevention and Safety application period opens on Monday, April 17, and closes on Friday, May 19, 2017.

To begin preparing your application now, review the Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) and the technical assistance tools. Please read the NOFO thoroughly, as it contains the programmatic updates and application requirements for all eligible applicants.
 
The FY 2016 Fire Prevention and Safety Application Assistance Tools includes

  • Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO)
  • Research & Development (R&D) FAQs (new for R&D applicants)
  • FP&S FAQs
  • Application Checklist (will help FP&S applicants answer general administrative questions in your grant application)
  • Self-Evaluation Guide (will help applicants prepare information needed to answer the evaluation criteria within the application)
  • FY16 FP&S Cost Share Calculator

If you have questions about the NOFO or technical assistance tools listed, contact the FP&S Grants Help Desk at 1-866-274-0960 or firegrants@fema.dhs.gov. FEMA’s regional representatives can also offer tips on how to write a strong application and provide insights into the grant program. Contact David Parr (david.parr@fema.dhs.gov, 617-956-7631) or Lance Harbour (lance.harbour@fema.dhs.gov, 617-956-7544).

Members of Vermont's Congressional delegation can also provide a letter in support of your application. Please contact any one of their offices as soon as possible to initiate the process:

  • Diane Derby, Office of U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy, 802-229-0569
  • Haley Pero, Office of U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, 800-339-9834
  • George Twigg, Office of U.S. Rep. Peter Welch, 888-605-7270