Public Safety, Disaster Preparedness and Relief


Supporting Those Who Protect Us

aka Phoenix Fire Foundation

Phoenix, AZ


The Phoenix Fire Foundation, previously the Fire & Life Safety Public Awareness League (Fire PAL) is the official 501(c)(3) non-profit charity of the Phoenix Fire Department. We stand committed to supporting the PFD and other public safety agencies in metro Phoenix, and throughout the region, in their daily efforts to save lives and protect our families and communities. The Foundation allows community members and businesses to make tax-deductible donations to provide necessary equipment, resources, training, technology, safety and education programs. This helps keep the public and our first responders as healthy & safe as possible, while also helping to preserve our rich history and traditions.

Ruling Year


President & Chairman

Douglas Mummert

Main Address

PO Box 32003

Phoenix, AZ 85064 USA


Public, Firefighter, Rescue, Emergency, Disaster, EMT, HAZMAT, Police, Military, Safety, Health, Education, Training, Resources, Technology, Preservation, History, Charity





Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Safety Education (M40)

Ambulance/Emergency Transport (E62)

Citizen Participation (W24)

IRS Filing Requirement

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Programs + Results

What we aim to solve New!

The men and women on the front-lines need our help.

The Phoenix Fire Department responds to an average of over 25 emergency calls each and every hour, around the clock.

That's more than 235,943 responses to 9-1-1 emergencies each and every year.

Phoenix fire fighters cover an area that measures over 517.9 square miles.

And they stand responsible for a city that more than 1,615,017 million people call home.

That's where the Phoenix Fire Foundation comes in.

Our programs

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

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Rides for Toys

Smoke Alarm Walks

Tribute Fire Truck

Scholarship Program

Phoenix Fire Department Awards & Recognition Program

Where we workNew!

Charting Impact

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What have and haven't they accomplished so far?

As the official non-profit charitable arm of the Phoenix Fire Department, the efforts of the Foundation begin where the Fire Department's resource-strapped budget ends.

We work strategically with department leadership, other agencies and community partners to support public safety and health, in Phoenix and throughout the region.

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Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?

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Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?

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Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?

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Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?

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Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?

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