If you have needs that aren’t currently being adequately met within your regular operating budget and you aren’t taking advantage of grant opportunities, you could be doing a disservice to your department and your community. Grants are a great way to acquire additional funding for equipment and services that exceed your fire department’s operational budget. FEMA’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program (AFG) is designed to help firefighters and other first responders obtain critically needed equipment including, protective gear, emergency vehicles, and more.
As of April 11, 2020, all fifty states have made declarations of emergency in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. President Trump has also declared a national emergency. This means billions of dollars are available to assist agencies facing extraordinary costs. The United States Fire Administration has a Public Assistance Grant Program to help with […]
In keeping with one of our core values, Fire Service Advocacy, Emergency Reporting would like to share a solution that will help you with reimbursement for consumable supplies. Excerpts below are from the FEMA Fact Sheet Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic: Eligible Emergency Protective Measures. We highly recommend reviewing the fact sheet in its entirety. In accordance […]
The world is a very different place since we last connected. We know you’re busy taking care of your personnel and communities as we unite as a nation to beat this bug. The leadership here at ER is taking good care of us too…nearly everyone is working remotely and practicing social distancing. But that doesn’t […]