The Hilton Head Firefighters' Association will begin accepting grant applications Aug. 1 from local nonprofit organizations.
The HHFA is a charity composed of personnel from the town's Fire & Rescue Division to support local nonprofit organizations and promote a better understanding of fire service, according to the association.
Since its inception in 2002, the HHFA reports it has granted more than $300,000 in cash or safety equipment.
To apply, go to www.hhfirefighters.com and click "Grants." The deadline for applications is Sept. 31. The grants will be awarded by Dec. 31, according to the association.