Fiscal Year 2023 Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) Grant

Funding Type


Grantor Agency

U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Grant Range


# of Awards Available


Programmatic Area

Capacity Building

Programmatic Area

Disaster Prevention & Relief

Programmatic Area

Workforce & Economic Development



Match Required?

Match Amount


Eligible Entities

Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized) County governments City or township governments Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification) Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education, Fire Departments, National, state, local, or federally recognized tribal organizations representing the interests of volunteer firefighters

Focus Area

SAFER grants provide financial assistance to help fire departments increase frontline firefighters. SAFER offers grants to support activities in two activities: 1. Hiring of Firefighters 2. Recruitment and Retention of Volunteer Firefighters

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Link to Opportunity

Application Platform, fema.go

CDFA Number

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