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Fire and Life Safety Educator of the Year Award

Award to a USA or Canada Fire and Life Safety Educator
for Leadership in Promoting Safe Communities

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National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)

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Award to a USA or Canada fire and life safety educator to recognize leadership and efforts to increase community safety. Nominations are invited on behalf of individuals working for local fire departments or fire marshal’s offices. Consideration will be given to candidates who meet the following criteria:

-Use NFPA educational programs and materials in a consistent and creative way.
-Demonstrate excellence and innovation, reaching out to the community with NFPA materials.

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GrantWatch ID#: 178600

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The Educator of the Year receives:
- $1,000 honorarium which recipients can accept or forward to the charity of their choice and travel to Las Vegas for the NFPA Conference and Expo for an award presentation.
- Registration to attend the NFPA Conference and Expo.
- The local fire department receives a $1,000 donation to support public education activities.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

This program is looking for fire and life safety educators in the United States or Canada who work for a local fire department or fire marshal’s office.

Pre-Application Information:

Please submit your nomination no later than Friday, February 15, 2019 using the online form or by mail at NFPA Public Education Division.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

The online nomination form can be found at the URL for Full Text (RFP) below.

To mail application:
Attention: Lisa Braxton/Educator of the Year Award
NFPA Public Education Division
One Batterymarch Park
Quincy, MA 02169

To send supporting files or for additional questions, please email:
Lisa Braxton
(617) 984-7274

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Canada: Alberta   British Columbia   Manitoba   New Brunswick   Newfoundland and Labrador   Northwest Territories   Nova Scotia   Nunavut   Ontario   Prince Edward Island   Quebec   Saskatchewan   Yukon