The Office of the State Fire Commissioner is accepting applications for the Fire and EMS Grant Program until October 20. Written instructions and guidelines for the 2023-2024 program are now available under “Resources” at www.osfc.pa.gov.
All fire companies, emergency medical services, and volunteer rescue squads may apply for this grant. Fire and rescue companies must be actively reporting to PennFIRS monthly. Funds may be used for such projects as construction and/or renovation of the fire company or EMS facilities, equipment, debt reduction, training, and recruitment and retention, including volunteer firefighter length-of-service award programs and programs for minors. Click here for grant guidance and application information.