2019-2020 Scholarships

Sarbanes Scholarship Applications Now Being Accepted

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.


Nominations Now Open for 2019 Arthur J. Glatfelter Distinguished Service Award

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.


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

The Congressional Fire Services Institute (CFSI) and National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) selected the Florida Firefighters Safety and Health Collaborative and the Denver Fire Department as the co-recipients of the Senator Paul S. Sarbanes Fire Service Safety Leadership Award.

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National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Closed Due to Government Shutdown

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


National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Welcomes New Board Member

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

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


Raise a Glass in Tribute

For the fifth year, Distant Cellars Winery is offering Tribute Wine to support the programs and services of the NFFF.


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NFFF 2019-2020 Scholarship Applications Accepted

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.


Washington Capitals First Responders Group Night 2019

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.


Emergency Medical Services: Quality Management

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.


Firehouse World 2019

March 24 – 28, 2019
Los Angeles Convention Ctr. – Los Angeles, CA
Visit the NFFF in Booth #249.
» Get Tickets for the First Due Fiesta