Submit Preparedness Grant Applications by April 8, 2020

The Department of Homeland Security urges applicants for its FY2020 preparedness grants to complete and submit their Standard Form 424 no later than April 8, 2020.

Feb 19, 2020 | ARTICLE

The Department of Homeland Security urges applicants for its FY2020 preparedness grants to complete and submit their Standard Form 424 no later than April 8, 2020.

Preparedness Allocations for FY2020

$355 million for Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG) to enhance and sustain all-hazards emergency management capabilities.

$1 billion for Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP) for states and urban areas to prevent, protect against, mitigate, respond to, and recover from acts of terrorism and other threats.

  • Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI) provides $615 million to enhance regional preparedness and capabilities in 32 high-threat, high-density areas. States and urban areas are required to dedicate 25 percent of UASI funds to law enforcement terrorism prevention activities.
  • Operation Stonegarden (OPSG) provides $90 million to enhance cooperation and coordination among local, tribal, territorial, state and federal law enforcement agencies to jointly enhance security along the United States land and water borders.
  • Transit Security Grant Program (TSGP) provides $88 million to owners and operators of transit systems to protect critical surface transportation and the traveling public from acts of terrorism and to increase the resilience of transit infrastructure.
  • Intercity Bus Security Grant Program (IBSGP) provides $2 million to owners and operators of intercity bus systems to protect surface transportation infrastructure and the traveling public from acts of terrorism and to increase the resilience of transit infrastructure. 
  • All preparedness Notices of Funding Opportunities can be found at www.grants.gov. Final submissions must be made through the Non-Disaster (ND) Grants system located at https://portal.fema.gov

Further information on DHS’s preparedness grant programs is available at www.dhs.gov and http://www.fema.gov/grants.

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