Total Funding Available in FY 2008: $388.6 million
Purpose: The PSGP provides grant funding to port areas for the protection of critical port infrastructure from terrorism. PSGP funds help ports enhance their risk management capabilities, domain awareness, training and exercises, and capabilities to prevent, detect, respond to, and recover from attacks involving improvised explosive devices and other non-conventional weapons.
- Owners and operators of federally regulated terminals, facilities, or U.S. inspected passenger vessels as defined in the Maritime Transportation Security Act (MTSA) 33 Code of Federal Regulations CFR Parts 101, 104, 105, and 106
- Port authorities or other State and local agencies that provide layered security protection to federally regulated facilities in accordance with an AMSP or a facility or vessel security plan
- Consortia of local stakeholders (such as river groups, ports, and terminal associations) representing federally regulated ports, terminals, U.S. inspected passenger vessels, or ferries that provide layered security protection to federally regulated facilities in accordance with an AMSP or a facility or vessel security plan
- Group I and II Fiduciary Agents as identified in the FY 2007 PSGP Supplemental Guidelines