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Jeremiah Lucey Grant Program

Grants to USA Fire Departments for Training,
Technology, and Equipment Purchases

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Leary Firefighters Foundation

LOI Date:

08/15/21

Deadline Date:

10/01/21

Description:

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Grants of up to $25,000 to USA fire departments for training, technology, and equipment. Interested applicants are required to submit a letter of inquiry prior to submitting the full application. Funding is intended to enhance the professional development of departments, provide the best possible equipment for the health and safety of firefighters and their communities, and ensure that departments are updated through technological advancements. Both paid and volunteer departments are eligible to apply.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 167712

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grant sizes vary but typically range from $2,500 to $25,000; occasionally the Foundation makes larger grants.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Through the Jeremiah Lucey Grant Program, the Foundation supports paid and volunteer departments throughout the country.

Grants are not made to individuals.

Pre-Application Information:

The Leary Firefighters Foundation makes grants based on a calendar fiscal year (January to December) pursuant to the below deadlines:
- August 15: Deadline to submit a Letter of Inquiry for current calendar year
- October 1: Deadline to submit a completed application (for invited applicants only)
- By November 15: Final decisions made, all applicants contacted
- By December 15: Grants awarded

Inquiries received after August 15 will not be addressed until the following calendar year.

In the case of emergency grant requests as the result of natural or man-made disasters, decisions will be made on a rolling basis.

Process:
- To be considered for funding, please apply and complete the Letter of Inquiry.
- Should the Foundation wish to consider your department for a grant after reviewing your Letter of Inquiry, they will contact you with information on the grant application process. Application information is not provided on the website and is disseminated only after a Letter of Inquiry is reviewed and vetted. A phone interview with your department’s leadership may also be requested as a part of the application process.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

For further information and to apply online: https://lffgrants.smapply.io/prog/leary_firefighters_foundation/

Leary Firefighters Foundation
14 Murray Street Box 243
New York, NY, 10007
212 867 1527

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Alabama;   Alaska;   Arizona;   Arkansas;   California;   Colorado;   Connecticut;   Delaware;   Florida;   Georgia;   Hawaii;   Idaho;   Illinois;   Indiana;   Iowa;   Kansas;   Kentucky;   Louisiana;   Maine;   Maryland;   Massachusetts;   Michigan: Detroit;   Minnesota;   Mississippi;   Missouri;   Montana;   Nebraska;   Nevada;   New Hampshire;   New Jersey;   New Mexico;   New York City;   New York;   North Carolina;   North Dakota;   Ohio;   Oklahoma;   Oregon;   Pennsylvania;   Rhode Island;   South Carolina;   South Dakota;   Tennessee;   Texas;   Utah;   Vermont;   Virginia;   Washington, DC;   Washington;   West Virginia;   Wisconsin;   Wyoming

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