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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.

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Fiscal Year 2023 SHSP/UASI Risk Methodology Updates

Due to the evolving threats that we face in the United States, the Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 State Homeland Security Program (SHSP)/Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI) risk methodology has been updated.

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FEMA - Congressional Report on the Domestic Violence Extremism National Priority Area

FEMA is publishing a public report, Combatting Domestic Violent Extremism FY 2021 and FY 2022, Preparedness Grant Programs, at the direction of Congress. This report details the use of FY 2021 and FY 2022 State Homeland Security Program and Urban Area Security Initiative, part of the Homeland Security Grant Program, grant funds to address the Combating Domestic Violent Extremism National Priority Area. Nearly $178 million has been awarded so far for that purpose between the two programs for those fiscal years.

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 2024

Total funding available for fiscal year 2024: $1.008 billion

  • State Homeland Security Program: $373.5 million
  • Urban Area Security Initiative: $553.5 million
  • Operation Stonegarden: $81 million

FY 2023

Total funding available for fiscal year 2023: $1.12 billion

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

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:  $1.12 billion

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

NOFOs and Ancillary Documents

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Fiscal Year 2024
The FY 2024 Notice of Funding Opportunity is available below, as well as on Grants.gov.

Fiscal Year 2021 and Previous Years' NOFOs and Documents