IAFC to hold Webinar on 2009 SAFER Grants program
The Fairfax, Va.-based International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) will hold a Webinar on Dec. 3 to discuss applying for funds from the Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) Grant program. Brian Cowan, director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Assistance to Fire Grants (AFG) Program, will host the Webinar.
The SAFER Grant program was created to provide funding directly to fire departments and volunteer firefighter interest organizations to help them increase the number of trained, “front-line” firefighters available in their communities, according to FEMA. Cowan will discuss changes to the grant program, including provisions for rehiring laid-off firefighters and hiring new firefighters.
The IAFC webinar will begin at 12 p.m. EST and will include a question and answer period. Register for IAFC’s free SAFER Grant program Webinar.