Who is eligible:
•All-volunteer or mostly-volunteer fire departments and non-profit EMS organizations that serve apopulation of 100,000 or less and are legally organized in Texas.
What is eligible:
• Part I – 2016 annual individual certification dues for SFFMA (NOT department dues) or TCFPcertification fees for departments that ARE NOT currently participating in a certification program
• Part II – Student course materials and travel expenses (up to $150 per day per person) for IncidentSafety Officer, Leadership or Driver/Operator training during calendar year 2016 (travel expensesinclude travel to/from, meals/tips, hotel/dorm)
• Part III – Cost for equipment or professionals to develop an in-house Health & Wellness Program
How it works:
•Departments can apply for Part I, Part II, and/or Part III.
•Departments should apply for assistance first (completed grant application and W-9) by 12/31/15
•Applications will be reviewed and notice will be sent to those awarded a grant by 1/31/16
•Departments will then be responsible for sending in paid receipts and course completioncertificates for each student attending the requested training programs in order to receivereimbursement
How to Apply:
SUBMIT COMPLETED APPLICATION FORM USING ANY OF THREE METHODS BELOW.
VFIS of Texas
3420 Executive Center Dr, #301
Austin, TX 78731
Fax to: 512-448-9929
E-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org