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Grant Programs Directorate Information Bulletins

This section provides access to Grant Programs Directorate (GPD) Information Bulletins (IBs). IBs provide stakeholders with administrative instructions and guidelines critical to supporting the effectiveness and efficient delivery of FEMA Grant Programs.

Information Bulletin No. 462: Modifications to certain FY 2020 Notices of Funding Opportunity Relative to Revocation of Executive Order 13950

Information Bulletin 461: Modifications to the Fiscal Year 2019 Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program Notice of Funding Opportunity and Awards

Information Bulletin 460: Fiscal Year 2021 Notices of Funding Opportunity

Information Bulletin 459: Expedited Period of Performance (PoP) Extension Process for Certain FY 2017 and 2018 Preparedness Grants

Information Bulletin 458a: Clarifying Guidance for the Annual Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG) and the FY 2020 COVID-19 EMPG Supplemental (EMPG-S) Programs

Information Bulletin No. 458: Clarifying Guidance for Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG) and COVID-19 EMPG Supplemental (EMPG-S) Programs

Information Bulletin No. 457: Modifications to the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) Grant Notice of Funding Opportunity and FY 2018 SAFER Awards

Information Bulletin No. 456: FY 2020 Tribal Homeland Security Grant Program (THSGP) Changes to Reporting Requirements for New Recipients

This Information Bulletin (IB) modifies certain reporting requirements contained in the Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Tribal Homeland Security Grant Program (THSGP) Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) and corresponding Preparedness Grants Manual (PGM).

Information Bulletin No. 455: Modifications to the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Fire Prevention and Safety (FP&S) Grant Notice of Funding Opportunity and FY 2018 FP&S Awards

This Information Bulletin (IB) modifies the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Fire Prevention and Safety (FP&S) program reporting, period of performance, and amendment requirements contained in the Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO).

Information Bulletin No. 454: Grant Programs Directorate Information Bulletin

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), a component of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), is announcing the final awards and allocations under the FY 2020 RCPGP. The total amount of funds allocated for the FY 2020 RCPGP is $10 million.

Information Bulletin No. 453: Modifications to the Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) Grant Notice of Funding Opportunity and FY 2016 SAFER Hiring of Firefighters Grant Awards

This Information Bulletin (IB) modifies the Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) grant program period of performance and amendment requirements contained in the FY 2016 SAFER Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for grants under Hiring of Firefighters Activity.

Information Bulletin No. 452: Modifications to the Fiscal Year 2018 Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Notice of Funding Opportunity and FY 2018 AFG Awards

This Information Bulletin (IB) modifies the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program reporting, period of performance, and amendment requirements contained in the Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO).

Information Bulletin No. 451: Fiscal Year 2020 Preparedness Grant Programs Final Allocation Announcement

Information Bulletin (IB) serves to announce the final awards and allocations under the Fiscal Year 2020 preparedness grant programs.

Information Bulletin No. 450: Modifications to the Fiscal Year 2019 Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response Grant Program Notice of Funding Opportunity

This Information Bulletin (IB) modifies the Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) Grant Program application and submission requirements contained in the FY 2019 SAFER Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) released on April 7, 2020.

Information Bulletin No. 449: Expedited Period of Performance (PoP) Extension Process for Certain FY 2016 and 2017 Preparedness Grants

This Information Bulletin (IB) serves to provide an expedited submission, review, and decision process to grant recipients Period of Performance (PoP) extension requests for certain FY 2016 and FY 2017 preparedness grant programs. This IB is being issued in response to the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) recently issued memo, M-20-17, Administrative Relief for Recipients and Applicants of Federal Financial Assistance Directly Impacted by the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) due to Loss of Operations on March 19, 2020.

Information Bulletin No. 448: Notice of Funding Opportunity for Fiscal Year 2020 Emergency Management Performance Grant Program, COVID-19 Supplemental

The FY 2020 EMPG-S program assists states, territories, tribes and local governments with their public health and emergency management activities supporting the prevention of, preparation for, and response to the ongoing Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) public health emergency.

Information Bulletin No. 447: Modifications to the Fiscal Year 2020 Homeland Security Grant Program Notice of Funding Opportunity Application Submission Requirements for the State Homeland Security Program and Urban Area Security Initiative as a Result of

This Information Bulletin (IB) modifies the Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP) application submission requirements contained in the FY 2020 HSGP Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) released on February 14, 2020. It also announces final allocations for the FY 2020 State Homeland Security Program (SHSP) and the FY 2020 Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI). FEMA acknowledges that state, local, tribal and territorial partners have reprioritized scarce resources to the COVID-19 pandemic response, reducing their ability to comply with existing application submission requirements before the application deadline on April 30, 2020.

Information Bulletin No. 446: Fiscal Year 2020 Notices of Funding Opportunity

Today, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), a component of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), announced the availability of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Notices of Funding Opportunity for eight preparedness programs.

Information Bulletin No. 421b: Clarification on the Personnel Reimbursement for Intelligence Cooperation and Enhancement of Homeland Security Act of 2008 (Public Law 110-412 - The PRICE Act)

This Information Bulletin (IB) explains how direct and contract personnel costs are classified under Section 2008 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (Pub. L. No. 107-296) as amended by the Personnel Reimbursement for Intelligence Cooperation and Enhancement of Homeland Security Act of 2008 (PRICE Act) (Pub. L. No. 110-412).

Information Bulletin No. 445: Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Presidential Residence Protection Assistance Grant Notice of Funding Opportunity

The purpose of this Information Bulletin is to announce that today, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), a component of the Department of Homeland Security, opened the application period for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Presidential Residence Protection Assistance (PRPA) Grant.

Last updated March 25, 2021