For AFRD Members Only

The Atlanta Fire Rescue Foundation is an independent nonprofit organization whose mission is to support the 1,100 members of the Atlanta Fire Rescue Department.

This page is intended to be for the sole use of active members of the Atlanta Fire Rescue Department. 

1. The Tuition Assistance Program provides reimbursement for any tuition and tuition related fees for a degree seeking program in a regionally accredited program at a college and/or university. Application deadlines are January 31, June 30th and September 30th. To apply for the Tuition Assistance Program: Click here! 

Eligibility Criteria is listed below. 

  • Must have completed ARFD employment probationary period;
  • Not under any disciplinary probation of suspension at the application of submission or dispersion of funds;
  • Employee is working toward a degree from a university regionally accredited through the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA);
  • Must maintain a minimum 2.00 current and 3.00 overall GPA;
  • Must be applying for the semester before the deadline date
  • Employee must agree to remain employed by AFRD for two years immediately following the last disbursement payment
  • Transcripts and itemized statements must be provided at the time of application

2. The Fire Station Fund provides fire station equipment and moveable amenities to improve the working, living and training conditions of our city's facilities. To submit a request for your station: click here

For information related to any Atlanta Fire Rescue Foundation program, please contact Shirley Anne Smith at 


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