Grants & Financial Applications

Grant Assistance

Foundation grants are awarded to assist individuals who experience tragedy or hardship due to circumstances beyond their control and demonstrate a financial or otherwise immediate need. The grants are available for those who experience natural disasters, home fires, medical emergency, act of terrorism or otherwise personal tragedy. Submit an application, letter from local Fire Chief and statistical information to the Association’s office in Columbia.


Who is eligible?

The following class of persons are our "Fire Family" and are eligible to receive grants.


How much are grants? 

An individual may receive more than one grant. Each grant request will be evaluated separately. The Foundation will determine whether to award multiple grants based on all relevant factors, including the individual’s need and particular circumstances, the total amount of funds that the Foundation has available for grants, and the amount and needs of other applicants. The grant recipient may receive a minimum of $250 and maximum of $1,500 per grant awarded. 


How do I submit an application?

All applications, statistic form, and the letter from the Fire Chief should be emailed to [email protected] or mailed to the association office.

South Carolina State Firefighters Association
Attn: Foundation Application
PO Box 211725
Columbia, SC 29211