New York State
Association of Fire Chiefs

Providing Service to Those Who Serve


NYSAFC & PERMA MiniGrant Application Period Open!

Through the annual Firefighter Risk Reduction MiniGrant Program, PERMA and NYSAFC assist Fire Department Members in obtaining gear washers and dryers. Applications are due by November 8, 2022.

The popular Firefighter Risk Reduction MiniGrant Program, offered by PERMA in partnership with NYSAFC, is continuing this year!

The purpose of this program is to financially assist members with obtaining gear washers and dryers to reduce their exposure to carcinogens. Since the program's inception, PERMA has provided more than $120,000 of equipment to PERMA and NYSAFC members across 27 departments.

PERMA members may access the online application through the PERMA website using their member login credentials. To be eligible, applicants must be members of both NYSAFC (Department Members only) and PERMA. Instructions for this upcoming grant program are available upon login.

Submissions are due by November 8, 2022. Apply online or download a PDF application here.

Learn more about NYSAFC's ongoing partnership with PERMA here.