Fire Chief » Grants http://www.firechief.com Every Department | Every Leader Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:28:37 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0.1 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/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2014/11/NewTurnoutGear.png 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 3-year study will examine fire truck, driver safety http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/13/3-year-study-will-examine-fire-truck-driver-safety/ http://www.firechief.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2014/11/FireTruckStudy.png http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/13/3-year-study-will-examine-fire-truck-driver-safety/#comments Sat, 13 Sep 2014 10:16:32 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/13/3-year-study-will-examine-fire-truck-driver-safety/
University of Arizona and four fire departments will work for three years to reduce firefighter risk
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$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 Ala. fire chief: Staff cuts will increase risk, response time http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/08/ala-fire-chief-staff-cuts-will-increase-risk-response-time/ http://www.firechief.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2014/11/DecaturAla.png http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/08/ala-fire-chief-staff-cuts-will-increase-risk-response-time/#comments Mon, 08 Sep 2014 11:39:21 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/08/ala-fire-chief-staff-cuts-will-increase-risk-response-time/
The mayor wants to eliminate 15 firefighter positions it added four years ago with a SAFER grant
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7 common fire grant rejection letter questions answered http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/21/7-common-fire-grant-rejection-letter-questions-answered/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/21/7-common-fire-grant-rejection-letter-questions-answered/#comments Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:14:42 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/21/7-common-fire-grant-rejection-letter-questions-answered/ Grant rejection letters are never easy to take; here's a deeper look at the three types of letters and why they are sent]]> http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/21/7-common-fire-grant-rejection-letter-questions-answered/feed/ 0 Fire chief: Sales tax would ensure fire department staffing http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/17/fire-chief-sales-tax-would-ensure-fire-department-staffing/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/17/fire-chief-sales-tax-would-ensure-fire-department-staffing/#comments Sun, 17 Aug 2014 13:09:41 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/17/fire-chief-sales-tax-would-ensure-fire-department-staffing/ The tax would pay for firefighters after the SAFER grant used to hire them expires]]> http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/17/fire-chief-sales-tax-would-ensure-fire-department-staffing/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/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2014/11/layoff.jpg 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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United, firefighters move political mountains http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/22/united-firefighters-move-political-mountains/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/22/united-firefighters-move-political-mountains/#comments Tue, 22 Jul 2014 19:16:22 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/22/united-firefighters-move-political-mountains/ The blunder in D.C. was set right by firefighters exercising their political clout; something we should do for grant funding]]> http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/22/united-firefighters-move-political-mountains/feed/ 0