The Seymour Volunteer Fire Department (SVFD)is applying for grant funding from Community Development Block Grant, which is a program is funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. This year, SVFD is applying for $315,000 in grant funding to help meet the emergency service needs of the growing Seymour community as the department plans to build a new fire station.
To meet the grant qualifications, SVFD must prove that Seymour has a 51% low-to-moderate income threshold, which is determined by how many individuals are in one’s household and the annual income per household. The income thresholds are as follows: One person: $32,800; two people: $37,450; three people: $42,150; four people: $46,800; five people: $50,560; six people: $54,300; seven people: $58,050; eight people: $61,800.
SVFD is asking Seymour residents to fill out an electronic survey to prove Seymour’s average income for the grant.
“The electronic grant survey only takes minutes to complete, and it will make a huge difference in SVFD’s ability to receive grant funding. We thank you in advance for your participation and your support of the SVFD Capital Campaign,” a SVFD Facebook post read.
To participate in the electronic survey for the SVFD grant process, visit
For more information about SVFD and the Community Development Block Grant, call 851-1157.