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​​​​Municipal 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. The 2024 application window will open April 1 and end on May 15. Reference our Notice of Funding Opportunity and our Capital Grant Guidance​ for more information and to learn how to apply.​

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.

Apply​ here​


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.