Fire Prevention & Safety Grants
The FY 2018 FP&S grant application period will open at 8 a.m. ET Monday, November 12, 2018 and will close on Friday, December 21, 2018 at 5 p.m. ET.
Please make sure to thoroughly review the Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) prior to beginning your application, as it contains the latest updates to the FY 2018 FP&S Grant Program. Begin preparing your application now by using the following application assistance tools:
- FY 2018 Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO)– This document contains key programmatic updates and application requirements for all eligible applicants.
- FY 2018 FP&S Application Checklist – This checklist will help you prepare to answer questions within the grant application. Collecting this information will reduce the time and energy needed to complete your application.
- FY 2018 FP&S Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) – This document contains answers to frequently asked questions about the FP&S Grant Program.
- FY 2018 Research & Development (R&D) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) – This document contains answers to frequently asked questions specifically about the Research and Development Activity within the FP&S Grant Program.
- FY 2018 FP&S Self Evaluation Sheet – This Self Evaluation Sheet will help you understand the criteria that you must address in your Narrative Statement when applying for FP&S grants.
- FY 2018 FP&S Cost Share Calculator – This calculator will help you understand and determine your organization’s cost share for FP&S grants.
SAM.GOV registration is required to apply for and receive grants
All eligible applicants must be registered and active in the System for Award Management (SAM) before you can submit an application. FEMA may not make an award to an entity until the entity has complied with the requirements to provide a valid DUNS number and maintain an active SAM registration with current information.
To register, or validate your information, please visit: https://www.sam.gov/SAM/
SAM.gov Registration Tips:
- Please ensure the following items are current in SAM and the DUNS number used in SAM is the same one you use for all FEMA applications:
- Organization’s name
- Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS)
- Employer Identification Number (EIN)
- Banking information (type of account (checking or saving), routing number, and account number)
- Many websites may look official in appearance but are not. As a reminder, registration in the SAM.gov is FREE.
- SAM.gov registration is only active for one year and must be renewed annually.
SAM.gov Registration Assistance:
- Submit your SAM.gov question online to the Federal Service Help Desk at https://www.fsd.gov/fsd-gov/home.do
- Call the Federal Service Help Desk toll free at (866) 606 - 8220
- Read the SAM Quick User Guides
- Watch the SAM Demonstration Videos
If you have questions or concerns about your SAM.gov registration, please contact the Federal Support desk at https://www.fsd.gov
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