2018 – 2019 Sarbanes Scholarship Applications Being Accepted

Applications are being accepted through April 1, 2018 for the 2018-2019 Sarbanes Scholarship Program which provides assistance to spouses, life partners, children, and stepchildren of firefighters honored at the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial. Scholarships are awarded for undergraduate and graduate studies, vocational-technical training, and certification and job training programs. They may be used for study at in-state or out-of-state public and private schools.

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New documentary features San Diego Fire-Rescue

In a new National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) documentary, Chief Brian Fennessy talks about one critical incident the department faced where he didn’t envision the difficult path it would take.


Fire Hero Learning Network Launches Certificate Program

The NFFF has debuted a new tool in its mission to prevent firefighter deaths and injuries. The Foundation’s Fire Hero Learning Network now offers an Emergency Services Risk Reduction Program Certificate.

Nominations Now Open for Arthur J. Glatfelter Distinguished Service Award

In appreciation for Art’s achievements, the NFFF has created the Arthur J. Glatfelter Distinguished Service Award to recognize exceptional service to the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation.
» Download the Application Form

2017 National Fallen Firefighters Family Tree Lighting Highlights

The 2017 Family Tree Lighting Ceremony was held on December 8th at the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Chapel in Emmitsburg, Md.
» Watch Highlights » Watch the Full Ceremony

Parents and Siblings of Fallen Firefighters Show Their Support

On November 3 – 4, 2017, the NFFF hosted a retreat for a group of 20 parents and siblings of fallen firefighters.


NFFF 2018-2019 Scholarship Applications Accepted

January 1 – April 1, 2018
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.

North Texas Fire Marshals’ Conference

January 23 – 25, 2017
Richardson Civic Center – Richardson, TX
The Charity Raffle at this event benefits the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation and the Texas Fallen Officer Foundation.

Firehouse World 2018

March 6 – 7, 2018
San Diego Convention Center – San Diego, CA
Visit the NFFF in Booth #745.

FDIC 2018

April 26 – 28, 2018
Indiana Convention Center and Lucas Oil Stadium – Indianapolis, IN
Visit the NFFF Booth #13004.
» 2018 FDIC 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb