A TIFMAS apparatus grant awards 100 percent funding for a standardized NWCG Type I (Tactical Tender), Type III (Wildland Engine) or VI (Wildland Engine) vehicle. Use of the vehicle is governed by the terms set forth in the Supplemental Terms and Responsibilities Agreement (PDF, 108KB) between TFS and the fire department recipient.
Complete Form FO-430
(PDF, 152KB) and IRS Form W-9
(PDF, 116KB) and fax to 936-639-8138. Please call 936-639-8100 to confirm your fax was received.
TIFMAS apparatus grants are approved in October of each year. Grant applications not approved in October automatically roll forward to the next TIFMAS funding meeting. They remain on file and active until approved or cancelled in writing by the applicant.
A department may have a maximum of two applications on file for TIFMAS apparatus (including applications associated with a previous award).