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‚ÄčMunicipal Fire Department Capital Grants

These grants are for municipal fire departments recognized by local ordinance and budgeted by the local government where the department geographically resides.

Eligible departments can apply for $25,000 to $100,000 in grants from May 30 to June 30, 2023.

Eligible expense categories:

      • Establishing/modernizing facilities that house firefighting equipment, ambulances, or rescue vehicles.

      • Acquiring/renovating existing structures to house firefighting equipment, ambulances, or rescue vehicles; or constructing/modernizing facilities.

      • Repairing/purchasing firefighting, ambulance, or rescue equipment to provide proper and adequate training.

What You Need to Apply

1. A Keystone ID: If you don't yet have one, set up a username and password with the Keystone Login Portal.

2. An active Commonwealth Vendor Number: Your organization needs this so we can process your future grant contract and payments. 

3. Direct Deposit: Existing commonwealth vendors can sign up for direct deposit and add/change bank account information via the Direct Deposit Form.

Apply

Applications are open. Apply online.

Background

Pennsylvania Act 104 of 2022 was signed into law on Nov. 3, 2022. It establishes the intent to provide a source of capital funding for fire departments of local municipalities.