See additional information online at: FEMA Nonprofit Security Grant Program
The NH Department of Safety is pleased to announce the availability of Federal grant dollars from the US Department of Homeland Security’s Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP). $500,000 is available to eligible NH applicants. Requests per applicant is capped at $50,000.
Additional information can be found on the NH Department of Safety Grants Management Unit website at https://www.nh.gov/safety/divisions/homeland/2020nonprofitsecuritygrant.html.
There are many eligibility parameters to consider for this small scale federal grant program to enhance building security as a focus area. The Federal timeline given for this application phase is also quite tight.
APPLICATION IS DUE TO NH DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY GRANTS MANAGEMENT UNIT NO LATER THAN MARCH 25, 2020.
Please contact the NH Department of Safety Grants Management Unit at 603-271-7663 or email@example.com with any questions.
- Eligible nonprofit organizations that are described under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (IRC) and exempt from tax under section 501(a) of such code.
- Certain organizations such as churches, mosques, and synagogues.
HELPFUL TIPS FOR APPLICANTS:
- Thoroughly review the 2020 NH DOS NSGP Information Page
- Thoroughly review the State of New Hampshire Announcement of Funding Opportunity
- Thoroughly review the FY 2020 Federal NSGP Notice of Funding Opportunity Document
- Complete a Facility Security Assessment
- A self-assessment form is available for download on the NH Homeland Security and Emergency Management Resource Center.
- If using the self-assessment form, you must complete and submit the self-assessment verification form with your towns fire or police department signature.
- Complete the Investment Justification spreadsheet.
- Submit the completed Investment Justification spreadsheet and Assessment, include the self-assessment verification form if applicable.
PROJECTED PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE DATES:
- Start Date: September 1, 2020
- End Date: August 31, 2023
- Enhancing the protection of soft targets/crowded places
- Examples include private security guards and physical security enhancements such as security cameras and access control (fencing, gates, barriers, etc).
- Examples include conducting or enhancement of security risk assessments and the development of security plans and protocols, emergency contingency plans, and/or evacuation/shelter in place plans.
- Training & Awareness
- Examples include active shooter training, security training for employees and public awareness/preparedness campaigns
- Example includes response exercises