Fire Prevention Grant Program

FM Global Foundation

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Next predicted deadline: Oct 16, 2023

Later predicted deadlines: Dec 31, 2023, Mar 31, 2024, Jun 30, 2024, Oct 16, 2024

Grant amount: Approximately US $2,500

Fields of work: Firefighting & Fire Prevention

Applicant type: Government Entity, Nonprofit

Funding uses: Project / Program

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: United States


Fire Prevention Grant Program

Putting Our Money To Work to Reduce Fire Risk.

Because we believe that the majority of fire can be prevented, FM Global is pleased to offer financial support to organizations working to combat fire. Through our Fire Prevention Grant Program, fire departments and brigades, as well as national, state, regional, local and community organizations can apply for funding to support a wide array of fire prevention, preparedness and control efforts, including pre-incident planning, fire prevention education/training and arson prevention/fire investigation.

What can I apply for?

Funding requests will be considered to help support organizations working to combat fire for a wide array of fire prevention, preparedness and control efforts. The categories that you can apply for are:

  • Pre-Incident Planning
  • Fire Prevention Education/Training
  • Arson Prevention/Fire Investigation

How much should I apply for?

Although there is no limit on how much funding you can apply for, this grant program is designed to provide seed money to help support your fire prevention, preparedness and control efforts. The average grant award is $2,500.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • Who is eligible?
    • Any organization or agency in the United States that supports fire prevention can apply for an FM Global Fire Prevention Grant; however, funds must be used for public purposes.
    • Applicants must be a governmental unit of a city, town, county, state, commonwealth, the District of Columbia, possession of the United States, the United States itself or any political subdivision as described in Section 170(b)(1)(A)(v) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Service Code or a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization under the U.S. Internal Revenue Service Code.
  • Previous grant recipients may reapply for funding three years from the date of their initial award letter.
  • For applications that did not result in a grant award, applicants may reapply for funding one year from the date of their notification letter.
  • Only one application may be submitted and considered at a time.


  • The following items will not be funded:
    • Salaries, consultants, etc.
    • Vehicles and modifications to vehicles (fire apparatus, automobiles, off-road vehicles, trailers)
    • Building projects (new or renovations, fire alarm systems, fire protection systems)
    • Equipment or training related to fire suppression(PPE, apparatus, jaws of life, etc.)
    • Drones and associated equipment
    • Fire extinguishers and fire extinguisher training systems
    • Equipment for incidents related to hazardous materials
    • Carbon monoxide detectors
    • CPR equipment/training
    • PPE for fire investigators, including clothing
    • Inflatables
    • Thermal imaging cameras
    • Natural hazard related equipment

This page was last reviewed September 28, 2023 and last updated September 28, 2023