2017 Survivor Wellness Conference

Registration Now Open for the 2017 Survivors Wellness Conference

This conference is open to spouses, life partners, parents, adult children and siblings of fallen firefighters honored at the National Memorial in Emmitsburg, MD. The focus is on self-care and positive steps toward healing after loss. The conference is limited to the first 100 attendees to register. Registration closes on April 15, 2017.


The Smokehouse Benefiting the NFFF is Coming to Dover International Speedway on Sunday, Oct. 1

Dover International Speedway is expanding its annual salute to our hometown heroes by welcoming all fans to The Smokehouse benefiting the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) on Sunday.
» Learn More About the Smokehouse – Get Your Tickets


National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Scholarship Programs

Applications Accepted for the 2017-2018 Scholarships

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. Children and stepchildren must be under age 30 and have been under age 22 at the time of the firefighter’s death. Applications must be postmarked and received by April 1, 2017.
» Download the Scholarship Application

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Reps. Pascrell, Collins Unveil Legislation to Establish a National Firefighter Cancer Registry

The creation of this registry would enable researchers to study the relationship between firefighters' exposure to harmful fumes and toxins and the increased risk for cancer.


1-800-Boardup Launches Fundraising Partnership With the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

Donations will be directed to NFFF programs that honor fallen firefighter heroes, assist their survivors and help prevent future line-of-duty deaths and injuries.


Giving Courage – A Conversation with Fire Commissioner Michael Lombardo

Earlier in 2016, twelve chiefs representing every type of department shared the grim realities of coping with a line-of-duty death in the documentary Giving Courage: LODD Chiefs Speak. In 2017, the Foundation will feature additional footage to help other fire chiefs and leaders to prevent future tragedies.


Call for Nominations: Senator Paul S. Sarbanes Fire Service Safety Leadership Award

The Sarbanes Award recognizes organizations for outstanding leadership in advancing firefighter health and safety.


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NFFF 2017 – 2018 Scholarship Applications Accepted

January 1 – April 1, 2017
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.


2017 First Responder Appreciation Event at Auto Club Speedway

March 26, 2017
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 2017

April 24 – 29, 2017
Indiana Convention Center and Lucas Oil Stadium – Indianapolis, IN
Visit the NFFF Booth #10074.
» 2017 FDIC 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb


2017 Wellness Conference for Survivors

May 7-9, 2017
Embassy Suites by Hilton Charleston Historic District – Charleston, SC
Designed to rejuvenate your body, mind and spirit, this conference offers tools for improving your well-being.