Many rural NC fire departments have been receiving special grant checks over the past few weeks due to a contribution from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina. The insurance provider recently provided $500,000 to the North Carolina Firefighters Fund (NCFF)and North Carolina State … [Read more...] about BCBS Provides Grants to Rural NC Fire Departments
‘Taking Care of Those Who Protected Us’™ COVID 19 changed the trajectory of BUP need!! Unfortunately, the Bereavement Uniform Program (BUP) is more important now then it was when launched over seven years ago. "... what the BUP did for the family made their loss a … [Read more...] about Bereavement Uniform Program
The Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions (HEROES) Act waives a requirement that volunteer fire departments receive at least 25% of Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) funding to purchase PPE to protect personnel from exposure to COVID-19. Use the NVFC's Legislative Action … [Read more...] about Tell Congress to Restore Volunteer Fire Department Funding Protections in the HEROES Act!
NORTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF WAKEBEFORE THE COMMISSIONER OF INSURANCE)) ) ) ) )FIRST AMENDED COMMISSIONER’S ORDER EXTENDING DEADLINES N.C. Gen. Stat. § 58-2-47) WHEREAS, pursuant to N.C. … [Read more...] about Stay Order (DOI Extension)
FIRST RESPONDERS CHILDREN’S FOUNDATION COVID-19 RESPONSE FUND POLICE, FIRE, EMT, MEDICAL PERSONNEL As a first responder, you have been working around the clock to assess, alleviate, and help reduce the spread of COVID-19 throughout the United States. You are on the front lines … [Read more...] about COVID-19 Relief for Volunteer Firefighters
April 3, 2020 The NVFC is providing a weekly update to the fire and emergency services on news, resources, and relevant information relating to the COVID-19 pandemic. Find additional resources on our COVID-19 webpage. Weekly Results of NVFC Survey to Document Volunteer Emergency Services’ … [Read more...] about COVID-19 IMPACT ON FIRE & EMS: WEEKLY UPDATE
The recently passed Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act, or CARES Act, has mostly gained attention for the stimulus payments to be delivered to qualifying individuals and families. However, the Act contains huge benefits and tax incentives for businesses and certain non-profit … [Read more...] about CARES Act Provides Financial Relief for Nonprofit Organizations