Attention PA Firefighters: Assistance To Firefighters Grant (AFG) Webinar

firefighterWASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Homeland SecurityFederal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region III will be conducting a webinar for Pennsylvania regarding the upcoming Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) application process. The webinar is scheduled from 6:30pm – 8:30pm EDT October 28, 2013 and will provide first responders with the information and tools to complete a quality AFG grant application.

Who Can Participate: Fire Departments / Companies (career / volunteer / combination) in Pennsylvania and non-hospital affiliated Emergency Medical Services (EMS) providers are invited to participate in the webinar.

Webinar Location:

The workshop is opened to anyone with the URL, but please log in beforehand to test connectivity in order to ensure your system has the ability to log in.  For the FEMA webinar website, Log in as Guest and enter your name, then you will be connected to the webinar.  The audio portion will be on the audio line listed above. You must have both the URL and the audio line to receive the presentation and audio.

RSVP Deadline: October 25th by 5:00pm to Senator Toomey’s Grants Coordinator Theresa Walsh (610) 434-7524 or

AFG Application: NOT yet open.  However the FY 2013 AFG Application Guidance Materials are available at

Questions: Contact Senator Toomey’s Grants Coordinator Theresa Walsh at

~ News Release via Pat Toomey, U.S. Senator for Pennsylvania ~


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