The United States Congress created the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation to lead a nationwide effort to remember America’s™ fallen firefighters through a variety of activities. Since 1992, the tax-exempt, nonprofit Foundation has developed and expanded programs to honor our fallen fire heroes and assist their families and coworkers.
The Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, located in Emmitsburg, Maryland. It is registered as a corporation in the State of Maryland. The Foundation receives funding through private donations from individuals, organizations, corporations, and foundations.