Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Grants Program Directorate (GPD) and Texas Division of Emergency Management
02/26/21 11:59 PM
Grants to Texas management agencies to improve preparedness for all types of hazards. Funding is intended to enhance the State's security and resiliency capabilities. Program focus areas include training, operations, renovations, construction, equipment acquisition, and planning.
The Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG) Program plays an important role in the implementation of the National Preparedness System by supporting the building, sustainment, and delivery of core capabilities essential to achieving the National Preparedness Goal of a secure and resilient nation. The EMPG program is essential for the building and sustainment of critical capabilities for disaster preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation across the country.
The purpose of the Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG) Program is to provide Federal funds to states to assist state, local, territorial, and tribal governments in preparing for all hazards. The EMPG Program supports a comprehensive, all-hazard emergency preparedness system by building and sustaining the core capabilities contained in the Goal.
The FY 2021 EMPG program funds support investments that improve the ability of jurisdictions to:
The Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) focuses on planning, operations, equipment acquisitions, training, exercises, construction, and renovation to enhance and sustain all-hazards core capabilities at the state, local, and tribal level. For more information, see https://tdem.texas.gov/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/FY-2021-LOCAL-EMPG-GUIDANCE-1.pdf#page=10.
GrantWatch ID#: 141699
The period of performance of this grant will be October 1, 2020 to September 30, 2021. The Texas Division of Emergency Management will allow for an additional 6-month programmatic extension only.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply Online: https://grants.tdem.texas.gov/
Lisa Resendez, Unit Chief
Heather Baxter, Compliance Coordinator
William Sederholm, Sr. Reconciliation Accountant
For Training and Exercise Points of Contact, see https://tdem.texas.gov/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/FY-2021-LOCAL-EMPG-GUIDANCE-1.pdf#page=45.
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