Fire Chief » FireGrantsHelp http://www.firechief.com Every Department | Every Leader Tue, 03 Mar 2015 12:10:16 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1.1 Fire chief improves volunteer recruitment, retention http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/19/fire-chief-improves-volunteer-recruitment-retention/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/19/fire-chief-improves-volunteer-recruitment-retention/#comments Thu, 19 Feb 2015 18:54:45 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/19/fire-chief-improves-volunteer-recruitment-retention/
The chief and Capt. Gene Shealy set six specific goals; read them below to help recruit and retain volunteers at your department
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Fire grants, DHS shutdown: Is the sky falling? http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/10/fire-grants-dhs-shutdown-is-the-sky-falling/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/10/fire-grants-dhs-shutdown-is-the-sky-falling/#comments Tue, 10 Feb 2015 22:24:19 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/10/fire-grants-dhs-shutdown-is-the-sky-falling/
A government shutdown at the end of the month could spell trouble for those making purchases with fire grants; here's what to look for and what to do
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9 keys to a competitive SAFER grant http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/21/9-keys-to-a-competitive-safer-grant/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/21/9-keys-to-a-competitive-safer-grant/#comments Thu, 22 Jan 2015 04:11:34 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/21/9-keys-to-a-competitive-safer-grant/
The grant period opens in about two weeks; have these bases covered to giver your application the best chance at success
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ISFSI continues work on the Principles of Modern Fire Attack http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/21/isfsi-continues-work-on-the-principles-of-modern-fire-attack/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/21/isfsi-continues-work-on-the-principles-of-modern-fire-attack/#comments Fri, 21 Nov 2014 19:39:52 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/21/isfsi-continues-work-on-the-principles-of-modern-fire-attack/
Funding for the program has been extended to teach science-based tactical decision making for company officers and firefighters
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Myth-busting the new fire grant rules http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/19/myth-busting-the-new-fire-grant-rules/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/19/myth-busting-the-new-fire-grant-rules/#comments Thu, 20 Nov 2014 02:25:58 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/19/myth-busting-the-new-fire-grant-rules/
News of new AFG rules are causing a great deal of undue fear in the fire service; here's what you need to know to not run afoul
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Understanding the new fire grant rules http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/23/understanding-the-new-fire-grant-rules/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/23/understanding-the-new-fire-grant-rules/#comments Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:02:39 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/23/understanding-the-new-fire-grant-rules/ The new regulation that takes affect later this year makes substantial changes to how fire departments can interact with vendors prior to buying equipment with AFG money]]> http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/23/understanding-the-new-fire-grant-rules/feed/ 0 7 changes for 2014 AFG fire grants http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/17/7-changes-for-2014-afg-fire-grants/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/17/7-changes-for-2014-afg-fire-grants/#comments Wed, 17 Sep 2014 20:18:27 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/17/7-changes-for-2014-afg-fire-grants/ To make your AFG application the most competitive it can be, pay attention to these seven changes for 2014]]> http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/17/7-changes-for-2014-afg-fire-grants/feed/ 0 $500K grant helps build Md. fire station http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/08/500k-grant-helps-build-md-fire-station/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/08/500k-grant-helps-build-md-fire-station/#comments Mon, 08 Sep 2014 21:25:35 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/08/500k-grant-helps-build-md-fire-station/ Along with county funding the $13.5 million facility is scheduled to open in the summer of 2016]]> http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/08/500k-grant-helps-build-md-fire-station/feed/ 0 Ohio city, union trying to avoid firefighter layoffs http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/28/ohio-city-union-trying-to-avoid-firefighter-layoffs/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/28/ohio-city-union-trying-to-avoid-firefighter-layoffs/#comments Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:35:56 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/28/ohio-city-union-trying-to-avoid-firefighter-layoffs/
Fifteen positions will be cut — 11 layoffs and four unfilled retirements — if a deal is not reached before Aug. 16
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3 tips to securing a grant-funded project http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/14/3-tips-to-securing-a-grant-funded-project/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/14/3-tips-to-securing-a-grant-funded-project/#comments Mon, 14 Jul 2014 19:46:57 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/14/3-tips-to-securing-a-grant-funded-project/ A project fueled by passion, bought into and has all its T's crossed is more likely to be successful]]> http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/14/3-tips-to-securing-a-grant-funded-project/feed/ 0