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On March 18, 2014, FEMA released the Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) for the FY2014 Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP). This grant provides $13,000,000 in funding support for target hardening and other physical security enhancements and activities to eligible nonprofit organizations that are at high risk of terrorist attack and are located within one of 25 designated urban areas. The maximum amount of each individual award to a specific nonprofit applicant is $75,000.
In order to apply for this grant under the National Capital Region urban area, applicants must:
The scoring criteria for the applications are included on pg. 26-32 of the FOA.
Instructions on how to save the EXCEL application template correctly are listed on the “Introduction” worksheet – please follow these instructions carefully.
After May 2, 2014, DC HSEMA will conduct an initial review and scoring of the applications received, and will submit an application to FEMA on behalf of the National Capital Region urban area that includes all of the eligible applications. FEMA estimates it will make final decisions by 7/26/2014, and will issue the sub-grant award to DC HSEMA no later than 9/30/2014.