Homeland Security Grant Program

Programs

Funding Totals

NOFOs & Documents

The Homeland Security Grant includes a suite of risk-based grants to assist state, local, tribal and territorial efforts in preventing, protecting against, mitigating, responding to and recovering from acts of terrorism and other threats. This grant provides grantees with the resources required for implementation of the National Preparedness System and working toward the National Preparedness Goal of a secure and resilient nation.

Resources

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Recipients seeking guidance on policies and procedures for managing preparedness grants should reference this manual for program-specific information as well as overall guidance on rules and regulations.

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How to Apply

Follow the step-by-step process for applying with tips in each stage.

Individual Grant Programs

Together, these three grant programs comprise the Homeland Security Grant Program and fund a range of preparedness activities, including planning, organization, equipment purchase, training, exercises, and management and administration across all core capabilities and mission areas.

State Homeland Security Program (SHSP)

This program provides funding to support the implementation of risk-driven, capabilities-based State Homeland Security Strategies to address capability targets.

Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI)

This program provides funding to enhance regional preparedness and capabilities in designated high-threat, high-density areas.

Operation Stonegarden (OPSG)

This program provides funding to enhance cooperation and coordination among state, local, tribal, territorial, and federal law enforcement agencies to jointly enhance security along the United States land and water borders.

Annual Funding Totals

FY 2022

Total funding available for fiscal year 2022: $1.12 billion

  • State Homeland Security Program: $415 million
  • Urban Area Security Initiative: $615 million
  • Operation Stonegarden: $90 million

FY 2021

Total funding available for fiscal year 2021:  $1.012 billion

  • State Homeland Security Program: $415 million
  • Urban Area Security Initiative: $615 million
  • Operation Stonegarden: $90 million

FY 2020

Total funding available for fiscal year 2020:  $1.012 billion

  • State Homeland Security Program: $415 million
  • Urban Area Security Initiative: $615 million
  • Operation Stonegarden: $90 million

FY 2019

Total funding available for fiscal year 2019: $1.095 billion

  • State Homeland Security Program: $415 million
  • Urban Area Security Initiative: $590 million
  • Operation Stonegarden: $90 million

FY 2018

Total funding available in fiscal year 2018: $1.67 billion

  • State Homeland Security Program: $402 million
  • Urban Area Security Initiative: $580 million
  • Operation Stonegarden: $85 million

FY 2017

Total funding available in fiscal year 2017: $1.037 billion

  • State Homeland Security Program: $402 million
  • Urban Area Security Initiative: $580 million
  • Operation Stonegarden: $55 million

FY 2016

Total funding available in fiscal year 2016: $1.037 billion

  • State Homeland Security Program: $402 million
  • Urban Area Security Initiative: $580 million
  • Operation Stonegarden: $55 million

NOFOs and Ancillary Documents

Fiscal Year 2022

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Fiscal Year 2022
The FY 2022 Notice of Funding Opportunity is available below, as well as on Grants.gov.

The Homeland Security Grant includes a suite of risk-based grants to assist state, local, tribal and territorial efforts in preventing, protecting against, mitigating, responding to and recovering from acts of terrorism and other threats. This grant provides grantees with the resources required for implementation of the National Preparedness System and working toward the National Preparedness Goal of a secure and resilient nation.

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The Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP) consists of three individual grant programs: State Homeland Security Program (SHSP), Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI), and Operation Stonegarden (OPSG). This document outlines key changes for the fiscal year (FY) 2022 HSGP.

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In fiscal year (FY) 2022, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is providing $1.12 billion to enhance the ability of state, local, tribal, and territorial governments to prevent, prepare for, protect against, and respond to potential terrorist acts and other hazards.

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The fiscal year (FY) 2022 Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP) is one of three grant programs that support the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)/Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA’s) focus on enhancing the ability of state, local, tribal, and territorial governments, as well as nonprofit organizations, to prevent, prepare for, protect against, and respond to acts of terrorism.

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Previous Years' NOFOs and Documents

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Fiscal Year 2021 Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP) Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO)

This document provides guidance, authorization, and appropriation information to potential grantees of the Fiscal Year 2021 Homeland Security Grant Program.

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Fiscal Year 2021 Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP) Key Changes

This document provides an overview of changes made in the Fiscal Year 2021 HSGP Notice of Funding Opportunity.

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Fiscal Year 2021 Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP) Fact Sheet

This document provides a quick reference to the guidance, authorization, and appropriation information found within the Fiscal Year 2021 HSGP Notice of Funding Opportunity.

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Fiscal Year 2021 Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Homeland Security Grant Program Frequently Asked Questions for Fiscal Year 2021.

Last updated May 13, 2022