Congressman Chris Collins

Representing the 27th District of New York

Vision: The United States of America will reclaim its past glory as the Land of Opportunity, restoring the promise of the American Dream for our children and grandchildren.

Congressman Chris Collins Announces Application Period for the FY18 Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) Grant Program

Feb 15, 2019
Press Release

Clarence, NY - Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today announced the application period for the Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) Grant Program FY18. Administered through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the SAFER Grant Program is designed to help local fire departments and Emergency Management Service (EMS) providers to increase or maintain the number of trained, “front line”  firefighters available in their communities.


“The SAFER Grant Program provides funding assistance to our local fire departments and EMS providers in order to help recruit new members and ensure that current members are up to date on their training,” said Congressman Collins. “ I encourage all NY-27 fire departments and EMS providers to apply for this program.”


FEMA will begin accepting applications from eligible departments beginning from Friday, February 15, 2019 at 8:00 am EST and will close on Friday, March 22, 2019 at 5:00 pm EST.


Interested applicants with further questions or those seeking letters of support from Congressman Chris Collins are asked to call his Geneseo District Office at (585)-519-4002.