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default


Failure to perform what is required or to fulfill an obligation such as the requirements of a grant. Defaulting on a federal grant may require the return of all or a portion of the federal funds disbursed under the grant.
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regional application


An application submitted by a "host applicant" or fire department that, if awarded, benefits a number of third-party organizations in the region.
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this page contains the glossary of terms used in the assistance to firefighters grants program. the intended audiences are afg stakeholders


Additional grant specific terms for the Fire Prevention and Safety Grants can be found in the FP & S Research and Development Glossary.
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advanced cardiac life support


A set of clinical interventions used for the urgent treatment of cardiac arrest and other life-threatening medical emergencies as well as the knowledge and skills to deploy those interventions.
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active firefighter


The functional elements of a program. Example: Training and Personal Protective Equipment are activities included the Operations and Safety Program Area.
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activity


The functional elements of a program. Example: training and personal protective clothing are activities within the Operations and Firefighters Safety Program.
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affiliated ems organization


Affiliated EMS organizations are supported by a hospital. This support includes any portion of an EMS organizations' operation including equipment, salaries, vehicles, facilities, etc. Occasional re-supply of expendables is allowed.
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applicant share


The amount of the grant award the applicant must pay if they are awarded federal funding. For the Fire Grant Program, the funds must be raised from nonfederal sources and cannot be in-kind donations.
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application number


When an application has been successfully submitted to the Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program (including Fire Grants, SAFER and Fire Prevention & Safety), it is assigned an application number. Applicants should keep a record of this number.
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application package


A formal communication offered by the government containing the application notice for one or more discretionary grant or cooperative agreement programs and all the information and forms needed to apply for those programs.
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