The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry is accepting grant applications for the 2019 Volunteer Fire Assistance (VFA) program. Funding is available for equipment.
Examples of equipment/apparatus which may be purchased with grant funds are as follows: Nomex clothing, bunker gear, hoses, nozzles, hand tools, radios, generators, foam application equipment, slip-on pumping units, materials and labor required to outfit and equip excess military vehicles.
This is a 50% matching fund program. Federal funds will pay up to 50% of approved program expenditure costs with local departments paying at least 50% or more.
The application deadline is July 1, 2019