2018 Information Bulletins
The purpose of this Grant Programs Directorate (GPD) Information Bulletins (IB) section is to provide access to GPD Information Bulletins released in 2018.
|Information Bulletin No. 437: Use of Preparedness Grant Funds for Contracting for Work Performed by Federally Funded Research and Development Centers (FFRDC)|
This Information Bulletin (IB) explains FEMA’s policy on the use of preparedness grants funds for work performed by Federally Funded Research and Development Centers (FFDRC).
|Information Bulletin No. 436: Guidance for Use of Homeland Security Grant Program Funds, including Operation Stonegarden, for Unaccompanied Children and Families on the Southwest Border|
This Information Bulletin (IB) supersedes IB No. 418, dated July 13, 2017, and provides updated guidance for Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP) recipients located along the Southwest border regarding the process to reprioritize or modify existing investments and projects funded under HSGP for costs related to providing humanitarian relief to unaccompanied alien children and alien adults accompanied by an alien minor where they are encountered after entering the United States.
|Information Bulletin No. 435: Fiscal Year 2018 Presidential Residence Protection Assistance Grant Notice of Funding Opportunity|
The purpose of this Information Bulletin is to announce that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), a component of the Department of Homeland Security, opened the application period for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Presidential Residence Protection Assistance (PRPA) Grant.
|Information Bulletin No. 434: Increases and Changes to the Micro-Purchase and Simplified Acquisition Thresholds|
This Information Bulletin (IB) provides guidance regarding increases and changes to the micro-purchase and simplified acquisition thresholds under the Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards at 2 C.F.R. Part 200 ("Uniform Guidance") for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) financial assistance awarded by the Grant Programs Directorate and under the Emergency Management Performance Grant program.
|Information Bulletin No. 433: Fiscal Year 2018 Preparedness Grant Programs Allocation Announcement|
Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 funding allocations for Preparedness grant programs. The total amount of funds allocated for the FY 2018 Preparedness Grant Programs announced in this Information Bulletin is $1,687,100,000.
|Information Bulletin No. 432: Review and Approval Requirements for Training Courses|
The purpose of this Information Bulletin (IB) is to reissue the policies initially set forth in applicable Fiscal Year (FY) 2012 Preparedness Grant Program Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs) regarding training course approval requirements (i.e., the "three for free" rule) and the conditions for personnel attending non-Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) approved training.
|Information Bulletin No. 431: Guidance to Recipients and Subrecipients of FEMA Preparedness Grants Regarding Requirements for Fusion Centers|
The purpose of this Information Bulletin (IB) is to provide guidance to recipients of FEMA preparedness grants regarding requirements for fusion centers.
|Information Bulletin No. 430: Required Coordination of “If You See Something, Say Something®” Campaign Materials|
This Information Bulletin (IB) updates the coordination process for all public, private and
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|Information Bulletin No. 429a: Supplemental Guidance to Inform Cybersecurity Investments Under the Fiscal Year 2018 Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP)|
This Information Bulletin (IB) provides supplemental guidance to inform the development of the required cybersecurity investment justification. This IB updates and replaces IB 429 by incorporating the Threat and Hazard Identification Risk Assessment (THIRA)/Stakeholder Preparedness Review (SPR) (formerly the State Preparedness Report) updated methodology and clarifying how to use the results to understand gaps.
|Information Bulletin No. 428: Fiscal Year 2018 Notices of Funding Opportunity|
This bulletin provides details on the available Fiscal Year 2018 preparedness grant programs.
|Information Bulletin No. 427: Economic Hardship Waivers AFG Grant Program, FP&S|
This Information Bulletin (IB) provides Assistance to Firefighters (AFG), Fire Prevention and Safety (FP&S), and Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) applicants and recipients guidance for requesting waivers of specific provisions under the AFG, SAFER and FP&S grant programs.
|Information Bulletin No. 429: Supplemental Guidance to Inform Cybersecurity Investments Under the FY 2018 Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP)|
This Information Bulletin (IB) provides supplemental guidance to inform the development of the required cybersecurity investment justification.