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Nonprofit Security Grant Program Applications Due By May 13, 2019

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Date Posted: Monday, April 29, 2019



(Smyrna) – Nonprofit organizations in Delaware that have 501 (c) (3) status may be eligible to participate in the Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP) which targets those organizations that may be at high risk of terrorist attack.  Nonprofits that may qualify must submit an application to the Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) by May 13, 2019 to be considered for funding.  Each individual nonprofit organization may be awarded up to a maximum of $100,000. The Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) is the State Administrative Agency for the Homeland Security Grant Program.

Eligible applicants must conduct a vulnerability assessment that demonstrates the organization is at high risk of a terrorist attack.  The grant application must include risks, vulnerabilities, and the proposed project intended to address/mitigate the identified risks and vulnerabilities.  Allowable projects should focus on security-related activities. Funding can be used for security-related planning; exercises; training; contracted security personnel; and the acquisition and installation of security equipment on real property (including buildings and improvements) owned or leased by the nonprofit organization at the time of application.

Applying nonprofits must complete the application which includes an Investment Justification (IJ) document, mission statement, risk assessment, and supporting documentation.  A Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) is needed for application.

No applications will be accepted by DEMA after May 13, 2019.  Qualified applications will be forwarded to the U.S. Department of Safety and Homeland Security by May 29, and grant administrators at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will make the final determination of eligibility and award.

Complete qualification information and application packages can be found on DEMA’s website, www.dema.delaware.gov.  Completed applications should be sent to Plan.DEMA@delaware.gov.

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Nonprofit Security Grant Program Applications Due By May 13, 2019

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Date Posted: Monday, April 29, 2019



(Smyrna) – Nonprofit organizations in Delaware that have 501 (c) (3) status may be eligible to participate in the Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP) which targets those organizations that may be at high risk of terrorist attack.  Nonprofits that may qualify must submit an application to the Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) by May 13, 2019 to be considered for funding.  Each individual nonprofit organization may be awarded up to a maximum of $100,000. The Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) is the State Administrative Agency for the Homeland Security Grant Program.

Eligible applicants must conduct a vulnerability assessment that demonstrates the organization is at high risk of a terrorist attack.  The grant application must include risks, vulnerabilities, and the proposed project intended to address/mitigate the identified risks and vulnerabilities.  Allowable projects should focus on security-related activities. Funding can be used for security-related planning; exercises; training; contracted security personnel; and the acquisition and installation of security equipment on real property (including buildings and improvements) owned or leased by the nonprofit organization at the time of application.

Applying nonprofits must complete the application which includes an Investment Justification (IJ) document, mission statement, risk assessment, and supporting documentation.  A Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) is needed for application.

No applications will be accepted by DEMA after May 13, 2019.  Qualified applications will be forwarded to the U.S. Department of Safety and Homeland Security by May 29, and grant administrators at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will make the final determination of eligibility and award.

Complete qualification information and application packages can be found on DEMA’s website, www.dema.delaware.gov.  Completed applications should be sent to Plan.DEMA@delaware.gov.

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