The 2018 Georgia-Pacific Bucket Brigade grant application period is open for a few more weeks, and we would appreciate your help in making sure eligible departments in Mississippi know about the program.
These are no-match grants that fund needed gear, equipment, and training for fire departments that are located within 30 miles of a Georgia-Pacific facility. Grants range between $1,000-$10,000 and can fund necessities such as turnout and protective gear, breathing apparatus, water pumps, hoses and nozzles, and more. All applicants also receive a complimentary Department Membership in the NVFC, courtesy of Georgia-Pacific.
There are GP facilities in the following five locations in your state:
Fire departments within 30 miles of these facilities can apply by going to www.gpbucketbrigade.com and filling out the application. The deadline to apply is July 6, 2018.
Download this flyer and press release that further explains the program. Please help us get the word out by forwarding the information and press release to departments in the eligible communities. Thank you for your help!
Lori Shirley, Program Manager
202.887.5700 • firstname.lastname@example.org