Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA)
04/08/20 3:00 PM
Grants to Rhode Island nonprofit organizations for projects that enhance the physical security of nonprofit organizations. Funding is intended to secure at-risk sites against the threat of terrorist attacks based on the organization's mission, beliefs, or ideology. Funding is also intended to integrate the preparedness activities of nonprofit organizations that are at high risk of a terrorist attack with broader state and local preparedness efforts.
In FY 2020, there are two funding sources appropriated for nonprofit organizations:
In assessing the national risk profile for FY 2020, one area attracts the most concern: enhancing the protection of soft targets/crowded places. Likewise, several enduring security needs crosscut the homeland security enterprise. The following are second-tier priorities that help recipients implement a comprehensive approach to securing communities:
To view the national priorities related to this grant program, see: http://www.riema.ri.gov/grants/documents/FY_2020_NSGP_NOFO_FINAL_508AB.pdf#page=3
FY 2020 NSGP allowable costs are focused on target hardening activities. Funding could be used for the acquisition and installation of security equipment on real property (including buildings and improvements) owned or leased by the nonprofit organization, specifically in prevention of and/or protection against the risk of a terrorist attack. This equipment is limited to two categories of items on the Authorized Equipment List (AEL): Physical Security Enhancement Equipment (Category 14) and Inspection and Screening Systems (Category 15). For additional information, see: https://www.fema.gov/authorized-equipment-list
GrantWatch ID#: 188458
Maximum award request is $100,000 for both NSGP-UA and NSGP-S.
The period of performance is 36 months, from September 1, 2020 to August 31, 2023.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Submit the documents package together in an email to: EMA.Grants@ema.ri.gov
645 New London Ave
Cranston, RI 02920
Phone: (401) 946-9996
Fax: (401) 944-1891
USA: Rhode Island
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