Tag-Archive for ◊ Assistance to Fire Act Grant ◊

Author: admin
• 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.

Author: admin
• Saturday, January 16th, 2010

For all the concern applicants out there that are wondering what is going on with the AFG Grants.  Just be patient!!!!

  • If you have received an 1199A and have turned it in but have not received any further information, you are not the only one.
  • If you have been waiting for the 10 Questions in your email and have not received anything yet, you are not the only one.

To all of our current clients and to all of the other applicatants, be patient. If you have any questions, feel free to call us with an update or with questions.

Just remember, patience is a virtue!!!

Author: admin
• Monday, January 26th, 2009

Carroll County Volunteer Fire Department (Carrollton, Ohio)
AGF-Vehicle
Federal Share $171,190.00
Award Total $180,000.00
Friday, January 16, 2009

The Carroll County Volunteer Fire Department would like to thank FEMA and AFG for this grant money to purchase a vehicle. The purchase of this fire truck would not be possible without the help of this grant money.

Author: admin
• Monday, January 26th, 2009

Bergholz VFC (Bergholz, Ohio)
AFRG-Operations
Federal Share $96,995.00
Award Total $102,100
Friday, January 16, 2009

After several years of trying to recieve this award, Bergholz VFC finally recieves this much needed funding to meet a basic need. Bergholz would like to thank the AFG for finally recognizing our dire need for this funding.

Author: admin
• Monday, January 26th, 2009

Green springs VFD (Green springs, Ohio)
AFG-Operations
Federal Share $74,865.00
Award Total $78,205.00
Friday January 16, 2009

Green springs receives their first ever grant through the AFG on their first attempt. This funding was very much needed to replace very old and dalapitated turnout gear. Greensprings would like to thank the AFG for this award.

Author: admin
• Thursday, January 08th, 2009

FEMA Assistance to Fire ACt Grant (AFG) - Coming soon in spring of 2009. Now is the time to prepare.  Proper preparation is key to receiving your grant money.  Please do not wait until there is no time to prepare.  We want to help you get your project funded with grant money.  Contact our office to discuss the 2009 FEMA Assistance to Fire Act Grant (AFG).