Our mission is to honor and remember America's fallen fire heroes, to provide resources to assist their families in rebuilding their lives, and work within the Fire Service Community to reduce firefighter deaths and injuries.
Applications are being accepted through April 1, 2019 for the 2019-2020 Scholarships which provides financial assistance to spouses, life partners, children, and stepchildren of firefighters honored at the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial.
The Arthur J. Glatfelter Distinguished Service Award recognizes exceptional service to the NFFF by men and women who continue to support his legacy. Nominations are being accepted now through February 1, 2019.
Due to the lapse of funding causing a Federal Government shutdown, the campus of the National Emergency Training Center (NETC) in Emmitsburg, Maryland, the home of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial, is closed to the public. Until the shutdown is resolved we ask for everyone’s patience and understanding.
» View the Memorial Live Web Cam
The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Leonard, Vice President of Motorola Solutions Sales and Services, Inc. for the Mid-Atlantic region to the Foundation’s Board of Directors.
Highlights from the 2018 Fire Hero Family Tree Lighting held in Emmitsburg, Maryland on December 7. The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation holds this event in memory of our fallen firefighters. These trees carry ornaments sent in by families in honor of their loved ones.
» View Photos from the Tree Lighting on Flickr
For the fifth year, Distant Cellars Winery is offering Tribute Wine to support the programs and services of the NFFF.
January 1 – April 1, 2019
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.
January 22, 2019
Capital One Arena – Washington, DC
Tickets start at $49 and include a Capitals T-Shirt and a Capitals/NFFF commemorative coin. Five dollars from each ticket purchased will support the mission of the NFFF.
February 17 – 22, 2019
National Emergency Training Center – Emmitsburg, MD
This six-day course will provide the critical components, background and principles associated with the implementation, or enhancement, of a department’s Quality Management Program.
March 24 – 28, 2019
Los Angeles Convention Ctr. – Los Angeles, CA
Visit the NFFF in Booth #249.
» Get Tickets for the First Due Fiesta