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Fire Grants and Safety Act Signed into Law

The Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) and Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) grant programs deliver crucial federal support to fire departments across the nation. This critical funding helps to keep our nation’s communities—and the firefighters who protect them—safe.

NFFF Joins Effort to Prevent “Single Stairway” Exits

The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation has joined other major fire service groups in opposing the efforts in some jurisdictions to reduce the number of required exit stairwells and permit a single means of egress in multifamily buildings up to six stories.

Welcome to National Fire Data Week 2024

National Fire Data Week 2024

National Fire Data Week is an initiative by the United States Fire Administration to emphasize the importance of a data-driven approach in fire safety, protection, and prevention. This year, NFDW will focus entirely on NERIS, as one the top priorities for enhancing data strategies.

Four Ways NFFF Supports Families of Fallen Firefighters

2023 Kids Camp

You might think of the annual National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend or the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial on the grounds of the National Emergency Training Center in Emmitsburg, Maryland. But did you know that the NFFF supports the family members of fallen firefighters year-round?

Chief Joanne Rund Announced as NFFF’s Director of Family Programs

Chief Joanne Rund, the first permanent female fire chief in Baltimore County’s history, is bringing her extensive leadership and fire service knowledge to the Family Programs division of the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation. Chief Rund has a deep understanding of the challenges families and firefighters face after losing a loved one.