Jeremiah Lucey Grant Program
The Jeremiah Lucey Grant Program, named in honor of Denis Leary’s cousin who lost his life in a catastrophic fire in Worcester, Massachusetts, provides financial support for the training and equipment needs of uniformed firefighters in board-designated geographic areas. The Board of Directors of the Leary Firefighters Foundation invites grant requests from professional (non-volunteer), union -affiliated, uniformed Fire Departments in New York, Massachusetts and Detroit, Michigan.
No grants to individuals. Grants only to non-volunteer, union-affiliated Uniformed Fire Departments.
Average grant size
$25,000 – $50,000
Fire Department representatives should send a letter of inquiry (not to exceed two pages) which includes the following information:
- Description of the organization seeking support
- Overview of project to be funded and grant amount requested
- Problem/challenges project will address
- Timeframe for implementation of project
- Summary of other sources being approached for support of project
In addition to the letter of inquiry, a project budget should be included.
Information should be sent to
The Leary Firefighters Foundation
568 Broadway, Suite 601
New York, NY 10012
Telephone: (212) 343-0240
Please note that all electronic submissions must include “Grant Request” and the name of the department requesting funding in the subject of the email. All submissions must also clearly indicate the name, phone number and email address of the individual submitting the request.
Applicants considered for funding will be contacted for further information.
None. Letters of inquiry and applications are reviewed as received.