Preparedness Grants

Preparedness grants support our citizens and first responders to ensure we work together as a nation to build, sustain and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from and mitigate terrorism and other high-consequence disasters and emergencies.

Available Grants

Use the dropdown list below to filter grant programs by audience (who is eligible for the grant).

Or explore the full list to learn about all of the grant funding programs available to support preparedness at the state, local, tribal and territorial levels.

This Intercity Passenger Rail (IPR) - Amtrak Program provides funds to protect critical surface transportation infrastructure and the traveling public from acts of terrorism and increase the resilience of the Amtrak rail system.
The National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program provides funding to support the establishment of earthquake hazards reduction programming and implementation of earthquake safety, mitigation and resilience activities at the local level.
The Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP) provides funding support for target hardening and other physical security enhancements and activities to nonprofit organizations that are at high risk of terrorist attack.

Resources for Grant Recipients

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Preparedness Grants Manual

Recipients should refer to the Preparedness Grants Manual for guidance on:

  • Policies and procedures
  • Program-specific information
  • Rules and regulations

FY 2022 Standard Terms and Conditions Fact Sheet

This fact sheet displays the FEMA standard terms and conditions for FY 2022. These standard terms and conditions apply to all non-disaster financial assistance awards funded in FY 2022.

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Informational Bulletins

Informational Bulletins contain administrative instructions and guidelines critical to supporting the effectiveness and efficient delivery of FEMA Grant Programs.

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If you have a project you are interested in funding, please contact your applicable State Administrative Agency (SAA) contact.

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About Preparedness Grants

Awarding Information

Since 2002, DHS has awarded more than $58 billion to grant recipients to prevent, protect against and respond to terrorist threats and other hazards to the nation.

On February 27, 2023, DHS released the Fiscal Year 2023 Notices of Funding Opportunity for eight preparedness grant programs totaling over $2 billion, an increase of $360 million over FY 2022.

Award Allocations from these NOFOs are included in Information Bulletin No. 484.

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All FY 2023 preparedness grant Notices of Funding Opportunities can be found at Final submissions must be made through the non-disaster grants system.

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Last updated March 22, 2023