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Firehouse Subs First Responder Grants

Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

The Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation provides grants for first responders and public safety organizations.

Funding areas include:

  • Life-saving equipment such as vehicle extraction tools, AEDs, and fire hoses
  • Prevention education tools to demonstrate the importance of public safety in order to prevent disasters in the home and community
  • Scholarships and continuing education assistance for individuals pursuing a career in public safety
  • Assistance and resources during and after natural and man‐made disasters
  • Support for members of the military

The Foundation recognizes the needs of rural and volunteer departments throughout the country and will consider their applications despite not being within 60 miles of a Firehouse Subs restaurant.


Fire departments, law enforcement, EMS, public safety organizations, nonprofit organizations, and schools are encouraged to apply.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

The Foundation suggests that grant requests fall between $15,000-$25,000. Requests over $50,000 will not be accepted.

Application process

Links to application instructions and the online application portal are available on the program website.

A maximum of 600 applications will be accepted on a quarterly basis. Once the maximum number of applications is met, the site will close for the remainder of the quarter.

Tagged as
Criminal justice system · Emergency medical services · Emergency medical technicians and paramedics · Emergency preparedness and response · Public health · Veterans

For complete information about funding programs, including your application status, please contact funders directly. Summaries are provided for your convenience only. RHIhub does not take part in application processes or monitor application status.