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Dunkin’ Brands Community Foundation Awards Grant to Help Build Next Generation of Firefighters

The Dunkin’ Brands Community Foundation announced that it is awarding a grant to the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) to support its National Junior Firefighter Program. The grant builds on the success of a grant in 2008 which resulted in 520 junior firefighter programs and 275 junior firefighters registering with the national program.

National Junior Firefighter Program Resources Continue to Expand

If you have not visited the National Junior Firefighter Program web site recently, now is a great time to stop by. In addition to a new look, easier navigation, and special registered member log-in features, the site offers many great resources for both program administrators and junior firefighters.

NVFC Announces Winners of National Junior Firefighter Scholarships

The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC), in partnership with the Dunkin’ Brands Community Foundation, has selected 10 outstanding junior firefighters to receive a $5,000 scholarship through the National Junior Firefighter Scholarship and Grant Program.

NVFC Receives Grant from Dunkin’ Brands Community Foundation

December 3, 2007 - The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) received a $389,000 grant from the Dunkin’ Brands Community Foundation to support its National Junior Firefighter Program. The NVFC was one of three organizations to receive a grant from the Foundation this year.

Application Period for National Junior Firefighter Scholarship and Grant Program Now Open

March 31, 2008 - The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) is now accepting applications for the National Junior Firefighter Scholarship and Grant Program, sponsored by Dunkin’ Brands Community Foundation.

NVFC Releases Podcast on Junior Firefighter Programs

April 8, 2008 - The NVFC has created a podcast to introduce departments to the National Junior Firefighter Program and offer insights and best practices for establishing and managing a local youth program within a department.

NVFC, Dunkin’ Brands Community Foundation to Award Junior Firefighter Scholarships in July

May 28, 2007 - The National Volunteer Fire Council’s (NVFC) National Junior Firefighter Program will award a total of $100,000 to outstanding juniors and their departments, thanks to the support of the Dunkin’ Brands Community Foundation. The awards will be presented at Firehouse Expo in Baltimore, MD, on July 24.

NVFC Launches National Junior Firefighter Program

July 28, 2007 - The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) and Spartan Motors launched the National Junior Firefighter Program on July 28 at Firehouse Expo in Baltimore, Maryland.

National Junior Firefighter Program Advisory Committee Holds Inaugural Meeting

February 26, 2008 - The National Volunteer Fire Council’s (NVFC) National Junior Firefighter Program is offering $100,000 in scholarships to outstanding junior firefighters and grants to their departments. The criteria and application are now available on the NVFC web site at www.nvfc.org/juniors. Applications must be received by May 15, 2008.

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The Junior program consist of a maximum of 10 juniors. It is run by 2 members of the fire department. They attend and receive training in preparation to transition into a volunteer. It also introduces...

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