Archive for ◊ March, 2010 ◊

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• Tuesday, March 16th, 2010

There is finally movement in the Assistance to Firefighters Grant applications. Congratulations to all who were awarded.  Gatchell Grant Resources, LLC has been very fortunate to be able to assist numerous Fire Departments and EMS Departments with the grant application process and the successful awarding of these grants. This is a list of the fortunate departments that we were able to help:

In Round 4 on February 19, 2010 the following departments were awarded

  • Canal Fulton FD (Stark County, Ohio) - In Operations and Safety Category received $43,844.00 for Training;
  • East Sparta Vol. FD (Stark County, Ohio) - Received $16,100.00 for PPE Equipment in Operations and Safety;
  • Jewett VFD, Inc. (Harrison County, Ohio) - Finally after a few unsuccessful attempts received $29,588.00 to replace PPE Equipment in Operations and Safety;
  • Kidron VFD, Inc. (Wayne County, Ohio) - Received $200,000 for the purchase of a much needed vehicle;
  • Logan County FD Station #200 - Was awarded $108,220.00 for the purchase of new PPE;
  • Prairie Twp. VFD - After the second attempt, Prairie Twp. VFD was awarded $275,000.00 to be able to purchase a much needed vehicle;
  • Scio, VFD, Inc. (Harrison County, Ohio) - $100,000.00 was awarded to Scio VFD, Inc. to purchase much needed PPE to help protect their members.

In Round 5 on March 5, 2010 the following Departments were awarded:

  • Indian Joint Fire District (Logan County, Ohio) - received $55,000.00 to replace their old and obsolete PPE Equipment;
  • Leesburg VFD - received $31,098 in the Operations and Safety category to purchase new PPE for its members;
  • Moorefield Township VFD - applied for the first time in 2009 in the Operations and Safety category and was awarded swiftly in Round 5 in the amount of $24,842.00 for PPE;
  • Valley City FD (Medina County, Ohio) - receives $48,100.00 for PPE in the Operations and Safety category for much needed equipment.

And most recently, in Round 6 on March 12, 2010, the following departments were awarded:

  • Lakeview VFD receives $79,000.00 towards the purchase of PPE to help protect its members; and
  • South Amherst FD through Operations and Safety receives a grant in the amount of $52,290.00 to help purchase PPE Equipment for the members of the fire department.

Again, congratulations to all of the fortunate departments who have been awarded to this point and good luck to all the rest who have applications still open for award.

Be sure to check back with us to see a new list of awards as they are anounced.