McClinton announces nearly $89,000 in COVID-19 grants for local fire, EMS agencies
State Rep. Joanna McClinton announced today that $88,749 in grants is going to help local and emergency service organizations offset the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Through Act 26, McClinton said the state made $50 million in grants available to fire and emergency medical service organizations that were affected by the pandemic, which includes:
- Darby Fire Co. No. 1: $25,342.
- Yeadon Fire Co. No. 1: $23,428 (fire), $15,048 (EMS).
- Philadelphia Fire Co.: $24,931.
"Our first responders have been on the front lines of this global pandemic since the beginning, refusing to let the coronavirus stop them from fighting to protect the people they serve," said McClinton, D-Phila./Delaware. "Now it's our turn to protect these brave individuals by connecting them with the resources they need to help make it home to their loved ones safely.”
The funding can be used for operational and equipment expenses.
More information about the grants is available here.