The officers of the Firemen’s Association of the State of Pennsylvania (FASP) are excited to announce the receipt of aFEMA SAFER Grant for Recruitment and Retention. Received as a result of the findings of a Strategic Plan prepared in 2013, the FASP will now have the opportunity to implement a series of initiatives to expand current recruitment and retention initiatives, while developing and releasing new programs. The amount of the award is $753,350.
Included in the initiative are such items as:
- Recruitment and retention tools for local implementation
- Scholarship funds
- Training programs to help implement recruitment and retention programs
More will follow in the upcoming weeks and months how fire companies in Pennsylvania can use the resources now available to enhance LOCAL efforts.