Grant Details


Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP) (Part A): Urban Area (NSGP-UA) (Limited Eligibility) - FY 2024

Agency: U.S. Department of Homeland Security
CFDA: 97.008
Office: Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Grant Programs Directorate (GPD)
Multipart Grant: Yes
Next Due: Unknown
Solicitation Date: Unknown
   
Match Required: No
Actual Funds: Unspecified
Summary:

The purpose of this program is to provide physical and cybersecurity enhancements and other security-related activities to nonprofit organizations that are at high risk of a terrorist or other extremist attack. This program also seeks to integrate the preparedness activities of nonprofit organizations with broader state and local preparedness efforts. Each nonprofit organization must apply through its state administrative agency (SAA), which will rank and submit the application to the funding agency on behalf of the nonprofit organization.

For FY 2023, the specific priority of this program is to enhance the protection of soft targets/crowded places. Additionally, there are several enduring security needs that crosscut the homeland security enterprise. The following are second-tier priorities that will help award recipients implement a comprehensive approach to securing communities:

  • Effective planning
  • Training and awareness campaigns
  • Exercises

In addition, the program is focused on forging partnerships to strengthen information sharing and collaboration in each of the priority areas, and for recipients to remove barriers to communication and cooperation with the funding agency and other federal agencies.

Refer to pages 6-7 of the OldNOFA file for a table of example project types in each priority area.

Eligible funding uses include:

  • Planning costs
  • Equipment costs
  • Maintenance and sustainment costs
  • Training costs
  • Exercise costs
  • Construction and renovation costs
  • Contracted security personnel

Funding will be provided for the following program components:

  • (Part A): Urban Area (NSGP-UA)
  • (Part B): State (NSGP-S)

The purpose of the Urban Area (NSGP-UA) component is to provide funding to support the security of nonprofit organizations in designated urban areas.

Optional webinars are scheduled for this program. Refer to the Application section for details.

Eligibility for this component is limited to applicants and projects representing designated urban areas. Refer to the Eligibility section for details.

Program information detailed throughout this module was prepared using information from a previous fiscal year, as well as the preliminary program announcement, and should be used for reference purposes only. eCivis Grants Network will be updated with additional information upon the availability of the full program announcement.

Last Updated: February 07, 2024

Eligibility Notes:

The information below is from a previous fiscal year and should be used for reference purposes only.

Eligible applicants are state administrative agencies (SAAs) applying on behalf of nonprofit organizations described under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 and exempt from tax under section 501(a) of such code.

Nonprofit organizations must be located within one of the following Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI)-designated urban areas:

  • Arizona: Phoenix area
  • California:
    • Anaheim/Santa Ana area
    • Bay Area
    • Los Angeles/Long Beach area
    • Riverside area
    • Sacramento area
    • San Diego area
  • Colorado: Denver area
  • District of Columbia: national capital region
  • Florida:
    • Jacksonville area
    • Miami/Ft. Lauderdale area
    • Orlando area
    • Tampa area
  • Georgia: Atlanta area
  • Hawaii: Honolulu
  • Illinois: Chicago area
  • Indiana: Indianapolis area
  • Louisiana: New Orleans area
  • Maryland: Baltimore area
  • Massachusetts: Boston area
  • Michigan: Detroit area
  • Minnesota: Twin Cities area 
  • Missouri: Kansas City area
  • Missouri: St. Louis area
  • Nevada: Las Vegas area
  • New Jersey: Jersey City/Newark area
  • New York: New York City area
  • North Carolina: Charlotte area
  • Ohio:
    • Cincinnati area
    • Cleveland area
  • Oregon: Portland area 
  • Pennsylvania:
    • Philadelphia area
    • Pittsburgh area
  • Tennessee: Nashville area
  • Texas:
    • Austin area
    • Dallas/Fort Worth/Arlington area
    • Houston area 
    • San Antonio area
  • Virginia: Hampton Roads area
  • Washington: Seattle area

Nonprofit organizations must demonstrate that they are at high risk of a terrorist or other extremist attack.

Nonprofit organizations that have locations both within and outside the UASI-designated high-risk urban areas may apply under both components of this program, depending on the physical location of the facilities. In such cases, the nonprofit organization must submit separate applications for each component, and each nonprofit organization may apply for a maximum of three locations.

Eligible Applicants:
State Government
Application Notes:

Optional webinars for this program are scheduled as follows:

November 9, 2023
11:00 a.m. - noon PT
Access code: 589858
Registration: fema.zoomgov.com

November 14, 2023
Noon - 1:00 p.m. PT
Access code: 848454
Registration: fema.zoomgov.com

November 28, 2023
11:00 a.m. - noon PT
Access code: 947714
Registration: fema.zoomgov.com

December 8, 2023
Noon - 1:00 p.m. PT
Access code: 793743
Registration: fema.zoomgov.com

December 19, 2023
11:00 a.m. - noon PT
Access code: 815343
Registration: fema.zoomgov.com

December 20, 2023
Noon - 1:00 p.m. PT
Access code: 908343
Registration: fema.zoomgov.com

Optional technical assistance webinars for this program are also scheduled as follows:

February 8, 2024
11:00 a.m. - noon PT
Registration: fema.zoomgov.com

February 16, 2024
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. PT
Registration: fema.zoomgov.com

February 22, 2024
Noon - 1:00 p.m. PT
Registration: fema.zoomgov.com

February 29, 2024
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. PT
Registration: fema.zoomgov.com

March 8, 2024
11:00 a.m. - noon PT
Registration: fema.zoomgov.com

March 14, 2024
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. PT
Registration: fema.zoomgov.com

March 22, 2024
11:00 a.m. - noon PT
Registration: fema.zoomgov.com

Refer to the PreNOFA and OldNOFA files, as well as the OldGuide and OldApplication folders, for preliminary application information.

The information below is from a previous fiscal year and should be used for reference purposes only.

Prior to submitting a full application, applicants must submit a mandatory initial application, which must be initiated at least one week prior to the full application deadline and must be submitted at least three days prior to the full application deadline.

Initial applications must be submitted online at www.ecivis.com/grants.gov.

Initial applications must include:

  • SF 424
  • Certification regarding lobbying

Applicants will be notified as to whether their eligibility applications have been approved and will be invited to submit full applications, which must be received by 5:00 p.m. ET on May 18, 2023.

Full applications must be submitted online at portal.fema.gov.

Full applications must include:

  • SF 424A
  • SF 424C (if applicable)
  • SF 424B
  • SF 424D (if applicable)
  • SF LLL
  • Indirect cost agreement or proposal (if applicable)
  • Investment justification (IJs)
  • SAA prioritization of IJs

The following are required in order to submit an application:

  • Unique Entity Identifier (UEI) number
  • SAM (System for Award Management) registration
  • SPOC (state Single Point of Contact) notification

Applicants may obtain a UEI number and verify or renew SAM registration status at www.ecivis.com/sam. Applicants in states participating in the SPOC program must contact the relevant SPOC listed in the SPOC file before applying.

Applications will undergo two rounds of evaluation prior to award determinations being made. Refer to pages 25-40 of the OldNOFA file for additional information.

Match Required: No
Actual Funds: Unspecified
Match Notes:

The information below is from a previous fiscal year and should be used for reference purposes only.

Matching funds are not required for this program.

Funding Notes:

The information below is from a previous fiscal year and should be used for reference purposes only.

A total of $305 million is available to support an expected 56 awards for this program overall, with $152.5 million available to support awards to subapplicants of up to $150,000 through this component.

The anticipated funding selection date is no later than July 21, 2023, and the anticipated award date is no later than September 30, 2023.

The project period is 36 months and is expected to start on September 1, 2023, and end on August 31, 2026. Extensions to the project period may be permitted.

Pre-award costs will only be allowed with prior approval by the funding agency.

Construction costs must be specifically approved by the funding agency prior to the use of funds for construction or renovation.

Management and administrative (M&A) costs are limited to 5 percent of the total award amount.

Unless a waiver is approved by the funding agency, no more than 50 percent of the total award amount may be used for personnel activities.

Funds may not be used for:

  • Matching funds for any other federal awards
  • Lobbying
  • Intervention in federal regulatory or adjudicatory proceedings
  • Suing the federal government or any other government entity
  • Certain telecommunications and video surveillance products, as well as related contracting costs, as detailed on pages 21-22 of the OldNOFA file
  • Organization costs
  • Operational overtime
  • Purchasing equipment for contracted security personnel
Contacts:

Primary Contact:

Program Staff
(800) 368-6498
askcsid@fema.dhs.gov
FEMA-NSGP@fema.dhs.gov

Financial Matters and Budgetary Technical Assistance Contact:

Program Staff
ASK-GMD@fema.dhs.gov

Equal Rights Contact:

Program Staff
FEMA-CivilRightsOffice@fema.dhs.gov

Environmental Planning and Historic Preservation Contact:

Program Staff
gpdehpinfo@fema.dhs.gov

Agency Address
Federal Emergency Management Agency
500 C St., SW
Washington, D.C. 20472

Contact Notes:

The agency address provided is for reference purposes only.

The information below is from a previous fiscal year and should be used for reference purposes only.

Questions should be directed to the appropriate program contact, or to the appropriate regional contact listed online at www.fema.gov/about/organization/regions.

Initial applications must be submitted online at www.ecivis.com/grants.gov.

Full applications must be submitted online at portal.fema.gov.

Files:
Award File: US6573A_Award_FY2024.pdf (1.7 Mb)
NOFA File: US6573A_PreNOFA_FY2024.pdf (107.2 Kb)
Other Pre-Award File: US6573A_Webinar_FY2024.pdf (139.2 Kb)
Other Pre-Award File: US6573A_OldNOFA_FY2024.pdf (568.0 Kb)
Other Pre-Award File: US6573A_OldGuide_FY2024.zip (6.4 Mb)
Other Pre-Award File: US6573A_OldApplication_FY2024.zip (1.8 Mb)
Other Pre-Award File: US6573A_OldKeyChanges_FY2024.pdf (31.5 Kb)
Other Pre-Award File: US6573A_OldFactSheet_FY2024.pdf (63.8 Kb)
Other Pre-Award File: US6573A_OldFAQ_FY2024.pdf (79.5 Kb)
File Notes:

The PreNOFA file contains general program information and information regarding optional webinars scheduled for this program. The Webinar file contains information regarding the optional technical assistance webinars scheduled for this program. The OldNOFA, OldKeyChanges, OldFactSheet, and OldFAQ files, as well as the OldGuide and OldApplication folders, contain materials from a previous fiscal year and should be used for reference purposes only. The Award file contains information on previous award recipients.

February 7, 2024
Information regarding additional technical assistance webinars scheduled for this program has been released and attached as the Webinar file. The Application section has been updated accordingly.

November 9, 2023
Updated information regarding the time frame in which the December 8, 2023, webinar will take place has been released and attached as the PreNOFA file. The Application section has been updated accordingly.

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Grant Categories
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