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2014 FEMA Funding Opportunities Announced

Mar 19, 2014

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Emergency Communications (OEC) would like to inform its stakeholders that yesterday, March 18, 2014, the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Grant Programs Directorate released FY 2014 Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs) for the following preparedness grant programs:

• Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP)
-State Homeland Security Program (SHSP)
-Urban Areas Security Initiative (UASI)
-Operation Stonegarden (OPSG)
• Tribal Homeland Security Grant Program (THSGP)
• Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP)
• Intercity Passenger Rail – Amtrak (IPR) Program
• Port Security Grant Program (PSGP)
• Transit Security Grant Program (TSGP)

In addition to these programs, the FY 2014 Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG) Program FOA was released on March 10, 2014. FOAs are available online at: and

Stakeholders are encouraged to review these grant announcements and reach out to your state-level representatives to understand the application process in your State. Program-specific questions may be directed to the FEMA Headquarters Program Analyst (PA) or the Centralized Scheduling and Information Desk (CSID) at or (800) 368-6498.