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Three Fire Departments Selected as Recipients of the Senator Paul S. Sarbanes Fire Service Safety Leadership Award

– The Congressional Fire Services Institute and National Fallen Firefighters Foundation have selected Sioux Falls (SD) Fire Rescue, the Clayton (DE) Fire Company, and the Prince George’s County (MD)... READ


A Look Back at Fire Hero Family Programs in 2019

– As we look forward to a new year, we want to share a quick review of the Family Programs in 2019. READ


Chief John W. Hoglund

Remembering Chief John W. Hoglund

– The Board of Directors and Staff of the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation extend our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Maryland Fire-Rescue Institute Executive Director Emeritus and Chaplain Emeritus for the Maryland Fire Chiefs Association, Chief John W. Hoglund.  READ


National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Welcomes New Board and Advisory Committee Members

– The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of three new members to the Board of Directors and three new members to the Board of Directors’ Advisory Committee. READ


Apply for a 2020 – 2021 Scholarship

2020 – 2021 Scholarship Applications Now Being Accepted Online

– Applications are being accepted January 1 through April 1 for the 2020-2021 National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Scholarship Program. For the first time since it’s inception, scholars will apply online for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Scholarship. READ


Arthur J. Glatfelter Distinguished Service Award

Nominations Now Open for 2020 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 READ


Chief Dennis Compton Honored for His Dedication and Commitment to Our Nation’s Firefighters

– Read Congressman Steny Hoyer's remarks about Chief Compton on the Congressional Record. READ


Truman Fire Forum Report Released

– The Truman Fire Forum Report reflects the work that was done from the 17th Annual Truman Legacy Symposium and Fire Forum held in Key West, Florida, in May 2019. READ


Holiday Season Toolkit

Approaching the Holiday Season

– The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation has created the Holiday Season Toolkit—a supportive resource focused on fellowship, self-care, and giving back during the holidays. READ


Make Your #GivingTuesday a #FireHeroTuesday

Celebrate #FireHeroTuesday this #GivingTuesday

– The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation will again mark #GivingTuesday as #FireHeroTuesday on December 3, 2019. On this global day of giving, you can help us honor America’s fallen fire heroes, assist their families, and work to prevent firefighter line-of-duty deaths and injuries.  READ