$500 Stipends Available to Support Your Home Fire Sprinkler Week Event

The Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition (HFSC) will select 60  BUILT FOR LIFE Fire Departments (BFLFD) to each receive a $500 stipend to conduct a Home Fire Sprinkler Week Outreach Program during the week of May 17-23, 2020.

The $500 stipend can be used to build a Home Fire Sprinkler NFPA 13D Display, build or refurbish a Side-by-Side Fire and Sprinkler Burn Demonstration or produce an educational banner/poster utilizing HFSC display graphics such as the Fire Sprinkler Timeline graphic or educational materials distributed at the community event. Fire Department logos may be added.

Deadline: March 6, 2020. 

Eligibility: Only Built For Life Fire Departments will be considered. (NOTE: Please enroll as a BFLFD prior to submitting this application.)

Commitment: To apply, BFLFD representatives must agree to implement their department’s event and fulfill the Event Implementation Requirements during the week of May 17-23, 2020. If you are not able to schedule an outreach event during Home Fire Sprinkler Week, you may still qualify for the stipend. Using the “Optional Supporting Statement” line below, simply explain why you cannot plan the event during the week of May 17-23 and what your alternate plans will be. Please include the date of the event.

Event Implementation Requirements: BFLFD representatives must agree to conduct a Home Fire Sprinkler Week Outreach Program during the week of May 17-23, 2020; ensure the event contains home fire sprinkler educational outreach; endeavor to extend the educational benefits beyond the actual event (such as through local media or placement of photos or video on the fire department’s website and social media outlets, if any); evaluate the educational effectiveness of the event; and report event summary and evaluation findings to HFSC.

Supporting Statement: In addition to filling out the required supporting statement below, each BFLFD is encouraged to provide an optional statement supporting its application.

(Insert Name) have the authority to submit this application on behalf of the