NVFC Expands Volunteer Firefighter Support Fund to Help Responders Financially Impacted by COVID-19

Many volunteer firefighters, EMS providers, and rescue workers are feeling the financial impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. To provide immediate assistance to volunteers in need, the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) has expanded the Volunteer Firefighter Support Fund to allow eligible responders who have suffered loss of wages as a result of COVID-19 to apply…

VSFEMSA Charity Golf Tournament CANCELLED

The issues relating to the COVID 19 virus, in regards to gatherings of no more than 10 and social distancing, make it necessary for us to CANCEL the VFSEMSA Charity Golf Tournament scheduled for April 17th. It is our intention to reschedule the tournament at a later date after the virus has run its course.…

FEMA extends AFG Grant Deadline

Application Period Extended and Submission Troubleshooting Tips Updated Deadlines Original Application Submission Deadline: March 13, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. ET          Extended Application Submission Deadline: March 20, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. ET The extension is in response to a surge in user support requests that have exceeded FEMA’s ability to maintain acceptable…

New Mailing Address for VSFA

The VSFA has a new mailing address to better serve our members and potential members. Virginia State Firefighter’s Association  9994 Sowder Village Square, #544 Manassas, Virginia 20109  Effective immediately please use this address for all correspondence.

Register for the 2020 NVFC Training Summit

Travel stipends available for two-day classroom training event Registration is now open for the National Volunteer Fire Council’s (NVFC) 2020 Training Summit, which will take place June 26-27 in Orlando, FL. The conference is open to all volunteer firefighters, EMS providers, department leadership, and other fire department personnel from across the United States. Travel stipends…

VSFA Past President Allen Brennan Passes Away

It is with sadness that we report that J. Allen Brennan, VSFA Past President (1985-1986) passed away Thursday, January 29, 2020. . Family visitation will be held at Covenant funeral home on Friday, February 7 from 5 PM to 8 PM. The funeral service will be held at Fredericksburg Baptist Church on Saturday, February 8…

Host a Blood Drive at Your Local Fire Department

Every two seconds, someone in America needs blood. The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) has teamed up with the American Red Cross to encourage local fire and EMS departments to host a blood drive. Not only will you be saving even more lives, you’ll be fostering teamwork among your members, building goodwill within your community,…