FEMA’s Grant Programs Directorate in partnership with DHS’s Center for Faith and Opportunity Initiatives and FEMA’s Individual and Community Preparedness Division, on Thursday, March 21, 2019 from 2-3 p.m. ET. Learn about the Nonprofit Security Grant Program and how to prepare for the application period.
FEMA will release the Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP) Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) no later than April 16, 2019 which opens the application period. Under the FY 2019 NSGP FEMA will award $60 million in security related funding to nonprofit organizations.
Get a head start on the application by reviewing the FY 2018 NSGP NOFO and the FY 2018 NSGP Investment Justification (IJ) and preparing your answers. The IJ is available on grants.gov. Title: Protecting Your Organization: Fiscal Year 2019 Nonprofit Security Grant Program, and other Resources to Help Keep Your Facility Safe.
Date: Thursday, March 21, 2019; Time: 2:00- 3:00p.m. (ET)
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In this story of the recent tornado in AL is mention of a church specifically constructed to be a shelter for a vulnerable community. Definitely a model worth copying.
See: Deadly AL Tornado Exposes Shortfalls of Community Safety Efforts.
Texas, who gets to use your money to rebuild after a natural disaster? Like many have learned after Harvey, FEMA regulations can be complex — including those for houses of worship seeking public grants to rebuild
From the DHS National Protection and Programs Directorate, Office of Infrastructure Protection. Security of Soft Targets and Crowded Places–Resource Guide (20 pp)
Guns and God: Growing number of churches want armed security
“Fifty years ago, you could say no guns should be allowed in church, but times have changed,” said a police chief who runs a volunteer church security team.
Ohio’s Emergency Management office offers three toolkits for active shooter and other threats.
It is a sad day when employed federal workers who must work without being paid have to be provided with food aid. See: Disaster Relief Volunteers Prepare meals for Federal Employees Affected by Shutdown.
Slide set on disaster management for mosques. Author is Younus Imam, of Toronto, Canada.