A bright light in a dark place for the families of fallen first responders.

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Why FRBA Exists


To serve the families of those who put themselves in harm's way


To be an immediate source of financial and emotional support for the families of fallen First Responders


Loyalty and Responsibility through Generosity

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100% Model

Donating to most nonprofits

The average nonprofit spends nearly 66% of public donations on "overhead expenses" that include salaries, general expenses, and fundraising costs.

What this means

For every $1.00 donated, only $0.34 is actually given to those you intended to help.

Donating to FRBA

We’ve taken a rare approach of ensuring that 100% of the public donations we receive go directly to the needs of a fallen First Responder’s family— none of it goes towards administrative or overhead expenses.

What this means

For every $1.00 donated, a family receives $1.00. It's that simple.

Special Thanks To Our Sponsor!

We're honored to have the First Responder Task Force as our key sponsor. They have committed to funding all of our administrative and overhead expenses - making it possible for 100% of the public donations we receive to go directly to serving the families of fallen First Responders.

How It Works

Notification of Loss

When a First Responder tragically perishes in the line of duty their family will notify FRBA (confirmed by agency leadership, an obituary, or a news article).

Needs Analysis

An FRBA grief liaison will reach out to the main support person for the family of the fallen hero to do a needs analysis and determine qualification.

Hope Shows Up

The FRBA grief liaison meets on site with the family and the agency of the fallen First Responder.

Grief Support

The FRBA grief liaison provides hope-giving financial and emotional support to the family and the agency.

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First Responder Benefit Association is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.