NVFC Releases New Research Report on Volunteer Fire Service Retention

NVFC Releases New Research Report on Volunteer Fire Service Retention Retention has long been a challenge for many volunteer and combination fire and EMS departments, yet little research has been done on the subject. Thanks to support from a Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) grant, the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) has…

FEMA National Preparedness Month

During the month of September, we celebrate National Preparedness Month Typically, we would travel to attend your safety fairs, presentations, and table events live and in-person. We can’t do that this year, but we know there are still ways we can collaborate and join to make our nation more prepared. This month’s theme is “Disasters don’t…

DripDrop Hydration and the National Volunteer Fire Council Team Up to Provide Dehydration Relief to Volunteer Firefighters

 Leading rehydration therapy company will donate up to 100,000 units of new DripDrop ORS to volunteer firefighters across the U.S. DripDrop Hydration, a leading rehydration therapy company, and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC), the leading association representing the volunteer fire, EMS, and rescue services, have announced a new partnership to provide dehydration relief to…

Register for NVFC Virtual Leadership Symposium

Register for NVFC Virtual Leadership Symposium Free training event takes place August 14 The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) offers dozens of on-demand webinars, live virtual trainings, and in-person courses on a variety of key fire service topics. Until in-person trainings can be offered again, the NVFC is pleased to announce an afternoon of live,…

NVFC Launches New Virtual Classroom for Online Learning

 The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) is excited to bring to you a new Virtual Classroom to enhance your online learning. The updated classroom provides a more user-friendly experience with updated content, design, and navigation. Trainings feature on-demand and self-paced courses delivered by fire and emergency service subject matter experts. All Virtual Classroom courses are…

FEMA Releases Information for Mitigation Grant Program

August 6, 2020 The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recently released a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for the Building Resilient Infrastructures and Communities (BRIC) grant program. The program was authorized through the Disaster Recovery Reform Act of 2018. The main catalyst for passage of the legislation was the BuildStrong Coalition, a group of fire service organizations…