Apply before July 10, 2023 for the Michigan Fire Equipment Grant

Posted on June 21, 2023 by Herasanna Richards

Local units of government are able to apply for a grant to purchase fire equipment for part-time, on-call or volunteer firefighters through the MI Fire Equipment Grant Program. Applications are being accepted through July 10, 2023.

Grant awards may be requested by qualified local governments to reimburse for eligible fire equipment expenses incurred on or after August 1, 2022.

Those who may apply: Any administrative official representing or assisting a city, village, township, county, or authority that provide fire department services, including clerks, treasurers, elected officials, finance directors, city, township, or village managers, chief executive officers, and fire department chiefs, among others.

Applications and supporting documentation must be submitted through the State of Michigan’s eSignature Solution by July 10, 2023. Applications are available at the link here. 

Grant awards are anticipated to be announced in early-August 2023.

Grant Program Resources

Additional information related to eligibility, FAQs, program guidelines and application materials are available at Please be sure to sign up for Treasury – Local Government email alerts to be notified of additional updates to this grant program and other local government notifications.

Questions regarding the MI Fire Equipment Grant Program can be directed to the Michigan Department of Treasury by e-mail at [email protected]

Herasanna Richards is a legislative associate handling energy, environmental public safety, and technology for the League. She can be reached at [email protected] or 517-908-0309.

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