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Volunteer Fire Assistance Program

    The Tennessee Division of Forestry will begin accepting grant applications for the 2018-19 Volunteer Fire Assistance (VFA) Program beginning on August 7, 2018. Fire departments serving communities with populations of 10,000 or less are eligible to apply for a VFA Grant. This is a 50% reimbursement grant for qualifying equipment and supplies totaling $1,000 to $6,000. Grants will be awarded in amounts from $500 to $3,000.
    The VFA Application Form and other required documents for applying for this grant will be posted by July 1, 2018.

If you have any questions or would like to request a paper copy of the application materials when they become available, please contact your Assistant District Forester or forestry.nashville@tn.gov.