The Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition Canada will award stipends to 20 qualifying fire departments that demonstrate a plan to conduct a community event featuring a side-by-side fire and sprinkler burn demonstration. The stipend can be used to purchase materials to build a new display, rehab an existing display, produce educational materials distributed at the demonstration or to build an NFPA 13D display to be used at the event.
Deadline: March 1, 2019
Eligibility: To qualify, applicants must be Built for Life Departments; enrolling is easy, and there’s no fee. (Enroll here.)
Commitment: To apply, Built For Life Fire Department representatives must agree to implement their department’s event and fulfill the Event Implementation Requirements by the end of 2019.
Event Implementation Requirements: Built For Life Fire Department representatives must agree to implement a local home fire sprinkler demonstration event by the end of 2019; ensure the event contains home fire sprinkler educational outreach; endeavor to extend the educational benefits beyond the actual event (such as through local media or placement of photos or video on the fire department’s website and social media outlets, if any); evaluate the educational effectiveness of the event; and report event summary and evaluation findings to Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition Canada.
Supporting Statement: In addition to filling out the required supporting statement below, each Built For Life Fire Department is encouraged to provide a statement supporting its application. The statement must include the anticipated event date, the estimated number of attendees, and the benefits to your community.