2015 National Fire Service Research Agenda Released

To help prioritize the topics that deserve new and continued examination, the NFFF hosted the 2015 National Fire Service Research Symposium. From that meeting, the Foundation produced the National Research Agenda which provides a guide for organizations and individuals that conduct and support research projects that can reduce or eliminate firefighter line-of-duty-injuries and fatalities.
» More About the Symposium: Choices…choices…choices

Educational Assistance for Families of Fallen Firefighters

2016-2017 Sarbanes Scholarship Applications Now Being Accepted

When a firefighter dies in the line of duty, the family faces many challenges as they find their bearings and rebuild their lives. Oftentimes, children and spouses of these fallen heroes may not have the necessary funds that enable them to pursue their educational and career goals. Through the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation’s scholarship programs, the loved ones of the fallen can realize their educational dreams.
» Download: The 2016-2017 Scholarship Application

NFFF Partners with Columbia Southern University for Special Scholarship Opportunity

The search for one deserving scholarship recipient begins January 1, 2016 and ends April 1, 2016. This scholarship will be awarded June 10, 2016.

Find Scholarship Resources


Senator Paul S. Sarbanes Fire Safety Leadership Award

The Sarbanes Award recognizes organizations for outstanding leadership in advancing fire health and safety. The deadline for submitting applications is March 1, 2016.

Everyone Goes Home® Photo Contest

Submit your photos to the NFFF Everyone Goes Home® Photo Contest for a Chance to Win a Great Training Opportunity

Sounding-off About Saving Lives

Currently, only Maryland and California have state-wide sprinkler mandates in new one and two-family homes. But a bill introduced in Maryland to repeal the law in 2016 may gain traction. If passed, other states could refrain from enacting sprinkler laws.

Tier II Filing Can Make a Difference

Benzol Group, a division of The Environmental Compliance Group, LLC is offering Tier II Chemical Inventory Report Preparation in recognition and support of the Foundation. For every report sold between January 11 and February 15, 2016, 10 percent of the filing cost will be donated to the NFFF.
» Webninar: A First Responder Point of View


NFFF 2016 – 2017 Scholarship Applications Accepted

January 1 – April 1, 2016
The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation offers financial assistance for post-secondary education and training to spouses, life partners, children and stepchildren of firefighters honored at the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial.

2016 First Responder Appreciation Event at Auto Club Speedway

March 20, 2016
Auto Club Speedway – Fontana, CA
This special offer for first responders includes reserved grandstand tickets, pre-event pass, and a donation to the NFFF – All for $99!

FDIC 2016

April 18 – 23, 2016
Indiana Convention Center and Lucas Oil Stadium – Indianapolis, IN
Visit the NFFF Booth #10086
» Stop, Drop, Rock n Roll
» FDIC 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb

Survivors Wellness Conference 2016

May 13 – 14, 2016
Red Lion Hotel on the River – Portland, OR
Designed to rejuvenate your body, mind and spirit, this conference offers stratagems for improving your well-being.