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MI Fire Equipment Grant Application Process
Begin the Application for the MI Fire Equipment Grant
Eligible Local Units of Government will use Michigan’s eSignature Solution to file an application for a grant award for the MI Fire Equipment Grant Program. Please select the link at the top of the page to begin the application process.
Please direct all technical support related questions on the eSignature application process to: Treas-eSignature@Michigan.gov
Applications will be accepted beginning Friday, May 26, 2023, until Monday, July 10, 2023
- MI Fire Equipment Grant Application (Form 5874) and Instructions (to be completed online in eSignature)
- MI Fire Equipment Grant Checklist
- MI Fire Equipment Grant Program Frequently Asked Questions
- MI Fire Equipment Grant Program Webinar Presentation
- MI Fire Equipment Grant Program Webinar Recording - May 25, 2023
Required Documentation (to be completed in eSignature Application)
- MI Fire Equipment Grant Application (Form 5874) and Instructions
- Must be signed by Chief Administrative Officer
Optional Documents (If applicable, attached in eSignature)
- Invoices and proof of payment for eligible fire equipment expenses incurred on or after August 1, 2022, that you would like considered for reimbursement if awarded a grant. (Grant recipients may submit prior and future purchases up to the September 30, 2023, deadline using a reimbursement form.)
- Canceled checks, credit/debit card receipts, and ACH/EFT confirmations may be used as proof of payment. Account and routing numbers and any other confidential information must be redacted before attaching.
MI Fire Equipment Grant Requirements
- The MI Fire Equipment Grant Program is a grant program intended to assist local government fire departments that are “predominately on-call, part-time or volunteer” to purchase fire equipment for firefighters. “Predominately on-call, part-time or volunteer” means a fire department where more than 50% of the firefighters are “part time”, “volunteer”, a “volunteer firefighter” or a “paid on-call firefighter” and registered as having more than 50% “non-paid” or “part-paid” fire fighters as presented in the Fire Service Directory established by LARA under PA 207 of 1941.
For more information about this grant program, visit: