Now Accepting Columbia Southern University Scholarship Applications

The Columbia Southern University (CSU) scholarship covers up to 60 hours toward one online degree program with Columbia Southern University. The scholarship will be applied directly to the recipient’s tuition for up to three years or until the completion of the selected online degree program, whichever comes first.

2019 Young Adults Retreat

Get Ready for Adventure at the 2019 Young Adults Retreat

This event will combine challenging outdoor experiences, facilitated conversation and discussion, and activities designed to help unravel the complex emotions that make up grief and loss and promote useful coping skills. The emphasis will be on sharing stories, creating new experiences, and connecting with others.

Register Today for the 2019 Young Adults Retreat in Moab, Utah
Registration will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis until full or until June 15, 2019

Harry S. Truman Legacy Symposium & Truman Fire Forum

The Truman Fire Forum

At the Truman Fire Forum on May 7. 2019, three days of events concluded with an agreement on five priorities for the fire service to attack in an effort to make our nation a safer place to live.
» Watch More: Highlights | Symposium

Spring 2019 Trumpet Newsletter

The Foundation Trumpet Newsletter is the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation’s online quarterly newsletter. This is where you will find the latest news about how we are honoring America’s fallen firefighters, assisting their families, and working to prevent firefighter deaths and injuries.

The Foundation Trumpet Newsletter


National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Earns Coveted 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator

The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation’s strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned it a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator. This is the fourth consecutive time the Foundation has earned this top distinction.

Nominate a Hero for the Firefighter Hero of the Month

The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation has partnered with MAGLITE to highlight the extraordinary work that firefighters do every day in their communities. As part of the Firefighter Hero of the Month program, the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation and MAGLITE will travel the country throughout the year to recognize these heroes.

NFFF to Host the National High School Fire & EMS Cadet Program Symposium

The Symposium, the first event of its kind, will be held July 10-12, 2019, and will empower cadet programs with the tools they need to maximize their learning outcomes.

Two Organizations Selected Co-Recipients of the Senator Paul S. Sarbanes Fire Service Safety Leadership Award

The Florida Firefighters Safety and Health Collaborative and the Denver Fire Department will receive the award at the 31st Annual National Fire and Emergency Services Dinner on April 25, 2019, in Washington, DC.


2019 National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Golf Tournaments

April – November 2019
Locations Across the U.S.
Now in its 15th year, the golf program has grown to over 20 tournaments that help the NFFF support families of fallen firefighters.
» Find a Golf Tournament Near You

Leadership in a Dynamic Environment

May 18, 2019
James N. Robey Public Safety Training Center – Marriottsville, MD
Two sessions will be offered for this one-day symposium on organizational leadership.
» Seats Still Available On: May 18, 2019

2019 High School Fire & EMS Cadet Program Symposium

July 10 – 12, 2019
Pflugerville Fire Department Conference and Education Center – Pflugerville, TX
The Symposium will empower cadet programs with the tools and information they need to maximize their learning outcomes.

2019 Young Adults Retreat

July 28 – August 1, 2019
Red Cliffs Lodge – Moab, UT
The 2019 Young Adults Retreat is free program for children and siblings (ages 18-25) of fallen firefighters. Designed with workshops to empower you in your increased independence, self-expression and individual growth, the retreat will provide skills to overcome adversity.