The Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal and the Illinois Finance Authority are pleased to announce that applications for the Fire Truck Revolving Loan Program are now being accepted. Applications must be postmarked no later than December 31, 2014. This year $14 million is being made available for loans.
Most Illinois fire departments, fire protection districts and township fire departments are eligible to apply for loans. Fire departments that are for-profit entities, not-for-profit entities, associations and/or not-for-profit corporations (i.e. not a governmental body) and units of local government that do not operate a fire department (i.e. a municipality that contracts for fire suppression services from another municipality or fire district) are not eligible to apply.
Fire Truck Loan Application Instructions [PDF 179Kb]
Fire Truck Loan Application [PDF 304Kb]
This application MUST be filled out electronically, then printed and submitted by mail