Lt. Joseph P. DiBernardo Memorial Foundation Grant Program

The Lt. Joseph P. DiBernardo Memorial Foundation provides grants to departments in need of personal life safety rope systems in North America. If your department is in the U.S. or Canada and is in need of personal life safety rope systems and can not afford them, please download our grant program application. Please contact us at info@joeydfoundation.org if you have any questions.

Grant Applications will be accepted between April 1 – July 31, 2017.
Grantee will be notified on or before by November 1, 2017


Grants Awarded

The following departments have received financial assistance to purchase this life-saving safety equipment and related training.

Berne Fire District

Berne, New York

Date Awarded:

Oradell Fire Department

Oradell, New Jersey

Date Awarded:

Palmyra Township Fire Department

Diamond, Ohio

Date Awarded: November 5, 2016

Livermore Fire and Rescue Department

Livermore, Maine

Date Awarded: November 5, 2016

Northeast Fire and Rescue Company

Summerdale, Pennsylvania

Date Awarded: November 5, 2016

Pennsburg Fire Department

Pennsburg, Pennsylvania

Date Awarded: November 5, 2016

Mount Hope Fire Department

Otisville, New York

Date Awarded: September 29, 2015

King William Volunteer Fire and Rescue Squad

Aylett, Virginia

Date Awarded: August 12 ,2015

Allendale Fire Department

Allendale, New Jersey

Date Awarded: July 13, 2015

Burdett Fire Department

Burdett, New York

Date Awarded: May 8, 2015

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The Lieutenant Joseph P. DiBernardo Memorial Foundation, Inc. (Foundation) exists to assist fire departments with their ability to purchase and train with rescue equipment. Toward that end, the Foundation does so without regard to race, religion, creed, color, gender, sexual orientation or age. The Foundation’s By-Laws, Annual Report, and Conflict of Interest Policy are available by writing to the Foundation at its home address.