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AFG Now Open! 2023

Article #: 10002
Published Date: January 17, 2023
Author: Support Services

Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Application Period 

 Open through February 10, 2023

The FY 2022 Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) application period closes on Friday, February 10, 2023, at 5:00 p.m. ET. Please review the application assistance documents at: FY 2022 Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Application Guidance Materials |

Applicant Volunteers Needed

The FEMA GO team is seeking to observe FY22 AFG applicants complete the submittal of their application for research purposes. Participants would be scheduled at the end of January or early February, Tuesday or Thursday at 2pm ET. If you are an applicant who is available to assist the FEMA GO Team with this project, please contact: [email protected].gov

FY 2022 AFG Application Development Workshops Continue: 

Workshops end January 20, 2023

The fiscal year (FY) 2022 Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) application development workshops are intended to provide the latest AFG program updates and tips to assist applicants in developing their narrative for the upcoming application period. Each session will run approximately 1 hour. 

To attend:

  • Visit the Workshop Schedule Page
  • Filter by topic from the dropdown menu
  • View attendance date and time
  • Click workshop topic title
  • Select "View Webinar" 
  • Select "Register Now" to join

Programmatic Performance and Federal Financial Reporting Requirements Reminder

Recipients of Assistance to Firefighters Grants Programs grants, AFG, Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER), and Fire Prevention and Safety (FP&S), are required to submit a Programmatic Performance Reporting (PPR) and Federal Financial Report (SF-425) on a semi-annual basis. The report must be submitted on FEMA GO based on the calendar year beginning with the period after the award is made.

Reporting Dates

Grant recipients are required to submit a PPR, and FFR throughout the entire period of performance of the grant. Reports are due:

  • No later than January 30, 2023 (for the period July 1 – December 31)
  • No later than July 30 (for the period January 1 – June 30)