Vice Speaker Cruz Continues to Plead GFD to Apply for Federal Grants

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Guam –  In a letter to Fire Chief Peredo, Vice-Speaker Benjamin J.F. Cruz urged the Guam Fire Department to apply for upcoming Federal grant opportunities.

The Department of Homeland Security posted the FY 201 0 Fire Prevention and Safety (FP&S) Grants Program Guidance on the Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) to the Program Website. 

The application period is scheduled to begin on Jan. 3,201 1 at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time.  Applications for these grants must be received by Feb 4,201 1, at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

Read Cruz’s Letter to Fire Cheif Peredo

Vice-Speaker Cruz urged the Guam Fire Department to compete for Federal funding since there is not enough local funding to secure all of the Fire Department’s needs, and not jeopardize public health and safety due to inadequate funding.