FireWhat Writing Grants for Fire Departments in Need

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FireWhat has thus far pulled in $6.4 million for fire departments and communities throughout northern California. The company is seeking to expand its reach and create grant opportunities for all.

Dunsmuir Fire Department received over $800,000 in much needed assistance thanks to FireWhat Inc.

Dunsmuir Fire Department received over $800,000 in much needed assistance thanks to FireWhat Inc.

FireWhat, a small start-up in northern California, has recruited a team of highly talented grantwriters, led by Sam Lanier, a fulltime CALFIRE captain in Napa County and a former Grant Administrator for FEMA. The company is made up of firefighters with a deep knowledge and understanding of sourcing and capturing community development and local infrastructure improvement grants. This year, the deadline is fast approaching for Assistance to Firefighter Grants.

In the past, FireWhat has had success securing a brand new fire engine for Dunsmuir Fire Department, a new engine and water tender for Hammond Ranch Fire Department, as well as Personal Protective Equipment for departments throughout the region. FireWhat has millions of dollars in pending grants for other vehicles, radio and communications equipment, EMS equipment, automobile extrication equipment, and training resources.

FireWhat is expert at sourcing available funds from federal, state, and local government sources, as well as numerous private foundations. More information can be found at, or grants(at)firewhat(dot)com.

FireWhat is an Emergency Services company, dedicated to bringing lifesaving innovation to a technology deprived industry.

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Nick Clayton-Syrrist
Firewhat Inc.
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