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 January 14, 2024.
The popular Firefighter Risk Reduction MiniGrant Program, offered by PERMA in partnership with NYSAFC, is continuing in 2024! 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 $145,000 of equipment to PERMA and NYSAFC members across 32 departments.
To be eligible, applicants must be members of both NYSAFC (Department Members only) and PERMA. Access the online application through the PERMA website using your PERMA member login credentials. Submissions are due by January 14, 2024.
Learn more about NYSAFC's ongoing partnership with PERMA here.