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2011 Information Bulletins

The purpose of this Grant Programs Directorate (GPD) Information Bulletins (IB) section is to provide access to GPD Information Bulletins released in 2011.

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Icon for file of type application/pdfInformation Bulletin No. 352: Timeliness of Grantee Drawdowns

The Grants Program Directorate (GPD) is requesting that, whenever possible, grantees draw down funds no less than on a quarterly basis.

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Icon for file of type application/pdfInformation Bulletin No. 354: Extension Requests for FY 2006 Preparedness Grant Programs

This Information Bulletin applies to the following FY 2006 preparedness grant programs: HSGP, EMPG, BZPP, Chem-BZPP, OPSG, PSGP, TSGP, IPR, and IBSGP

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Icon for file of type application/pdfInformation Bulletin No. 356: Environmental Planning and Historic Preservation (EHP) Screening Form

This Information Bulletin (IB) announces that the FEMA Grant Programs Directorate (GPD) has revised the EHP Screening Form (FEMA Form Number 024-0-1: OMB Number 1660-0115).

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Icon for file of type application/pdfInformation Bulletin No. 357: FY 2011 Preparedness Grant Programs Update

As you are aware, the Federal government has been operating without a final Fiscal Year (FY) 2011 Appropriations Act and has continued operations under several continuing resolutions since October 1, 2010. The current continuing resolution is in effect until March 18, 2011, at which point the Federal government will need additional funding to continue services.

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Icon for file of type application/pdfInformation Bulletin No. 358: Clarification on the Personnel Reimbursement for Intelligence Cooperation and Enhancement of Homeland Security Act of 2008(Public Law 110–412 – the PRICE Act)

This Information Bulletin serves to clarify the implementation of the PRICE Act in regard to the State Homeland Security Grant Program (SHSP), Urban Areas Security Initiative (UASI), Tribal Homeland Security Grant Program (THSGP), and Operation Stonegarden (OPSG), and provides examples of how to account for typical personnel costs.

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Icon for file of type application/pdfInformation Bulletin No. 363: Memorandum of Agreement between the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Transportation Security Administration

The purpose of this Information Bulletin (IB) is to inform cognizant agencies and organizations of a recent Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA).

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Icon for file of type application/pdfInformation Bulletin No. 365: Management and Administration (M&A) Costs in the Homeland Security Grant Program

The purpose of this Information Bulletin is to clarify Management and Administration (M&A) costs associated with the FY 2011 Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP).

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Icon for file of type application/pdfInformation Bulletin No. 367: Impact of National Terrorism Advisory System on Homeland Security Grant Programs

The purpose of this Information Bulletin is to provide information about how the implementation of NTAS impacts the use of operational overtime costs allowed under FEMA grant programs resulting from an NTAS alert.

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Icon for file of type application/pdfInformation Bulletin No. 368: Fiscal Year 2007 Through Fiscal Year 2011 Urban Area Security Initiative Fiscal Year 2007 Through Fiscal Year 2011 Urban Area Security Initiative Grant Program-Standard Form 425 Expenditure and Unobligated Activity Reporting

This Information Bulletin is to advise you that in accordance with the Code of Federal Regulations, OMB Circulars, and program guidance, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Grant Programs Directorate (GPD), will be reviewing all financial data required on the Standard Form (SF) 425 to include current commitments, obligations, unliquidated obligations, and expenditure information under the Urban Areas Security Initiative (UASI) Grant Program. This financial information is needed to ensure SF425 completeness, as well as to assist FEMA in further assessing the UASI grant program. This requirement applies to all State Administrative Agency (SAA) recipients of UASI funds from FY 2007 through FY 2011.

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Icon for file of type application/pdfInformation Bulletin No. 369: Financial Reporting FEMA Grant Programs – Federal Financial Report Standard Form 425

This Information Bulletin is to advise you that in accordance with the Code of Federal Regulations, OMB Circulars, and program guidance, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Grant Programs Directorate (GPD), will be reviewing all financial data required on the Standard Form (SF) 425.

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Icon for file of type application/pdfInformation Bulletin No. 371: Streamlined submission of Environmental and Historic Preservation (EHP) Review Packets and Narrowbanding EHP Requirements

The purpose of this Information Bulletin is to advise grantees of four streamlining improvements to the EHP review process for the Grant Programs Directorate (GPD).

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Icon for file of type application/pdfInformation Bulletin No. 374: Financial Reporting on FEMA Grant Programs – Federal Financial Report Standard Form 425

This Information Bulletin (IB) is to advise you that in accordance with the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circulars, and program guidance, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Grant Programs Directorate (GPD), will be reviewing all financial data required on the Standard Form (SF) 425.

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Icon for file of type application/pdfInformation Bulletin No. 375: Impact of the Grants Reporting Tool (GRT) Migration on December 2011 Biannual Strategy Implementation Report (BSIR)

The purpose of this Information Bulletin is to notify Grant Programs Directorate (GPD) grantees who submit semi-annual program progress reports through the Grants Reporting Tool (GRT) of GPD’s GRT data migration initiative, and its impact on the December 2011 Biannual Strategy Implementation Report (BSIR) module availability and submission deadline.

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