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.

The Shelter and Services Program provides funds to non-federal entities that provide sheltering and other eligible services to noncitizen migrants who have been encountered by the Department of Homeland Security and released from custody while awaiting the outcome of their immigration proceedings.
The State and Local Cybersecurity Grant Program provides funding to eligible entities to address cybersecurity risks and cybersecurity threats to information systems owned or operated by, or on behalf of, state, local, or tribal governments.
The Transit Security Grant Program (TSGP) provides funding to eligible public transportation systems (which include intra-city bus, ferries and all forms of passenger rail) to protect critical transportation infrastructure and the travelling public from terrorism, and to increase transportation infrastructure resilience.

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 2023 Standard Terms and Conditions Fact Sheet

This fact sheet displays the FEMA standard terms and conditions for FY 2023. These standard terms and conditions apply to all non-disaster financial assistance awards funded in FY 2023.

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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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