Recent Grants

RECENT GRANTS & PURCHASES

With 96% of the its budget earmarked for salaries and benefits, the LAFD relies on supplemental private support. Last year, the Foundation provided:

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BRUSH HELMETS

Every sworn member of the LAFD received a brush helmet for use in fighting brush and wildland fires.

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EXTRACTORS

Specialized washing machines remove carcinogens and bacteria from firefighters’ turnout gear.

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CUSTOM FLASHLIGHTS

The Foundation ensures that every Los Angeles firefighter is equipped with a modern custom flashlight.

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BACKSAVERS

Every LAFD rescue vehicle is now equipped with a set of evacuation stair chairs.

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VETERINARY CARE

LA’s Urban Search and Rescue canines receive attentive medical care.

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FORENSIC INVESTIGATION

The Foundation helped fund state-of-the-art equipment for the LAFD’s arson department.

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FUNDING ASSISTANCE

The Foundation provided money for the LAFD’s youth fire academies and Fire Cadet Program.

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NIGHT-VISION CAPABILITIES

A pair of LAFD helicopters are now equipped with night-vision technology.

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ADOPT-A-FIRE-STATION PROGRAM

The Foundation’s flagship program seeks to improve working conditions for firefighters and paramedics at the city’s 106 fire stations.