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DUNS Number from Dun & Bradstreet

866-705-5711 is the new phone number for public safety agencies to contact regarding anything related a DUNS number, such as:

  • Obtaining a DUNS number
  • Changing information
  • Updating a DUNS number account
  • Searching for an existing DUNS

This new phone number is the contact line for government agencies dealing specifically with our clients.

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The website to do the same thing is now:

http://fedgov.dnb.com/webform

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Submit an FY 2017 FP&S Grant Application for a Risk Assessment

Fire Prevention & Safety (FP&S) GrantsAre you interested in submitting a proposal under the FY 2017 Fire Prevention and Safety (FP&S) grant program but do not know where to start? Or perhaps you have an idea for a project that might reduce the fire and safety risks in your community, but you do not have data to support your plan. If that is the case, consider applying for a grant to conduct a community level risk assessment. The assessment of risk is an essential step to developing an effective plan to respond to the fire and safety problems in your community.

Priority for Funding

If you apply for a comprehensive risk assessment under the Community Risk Reduction Category of the FP&S Activity, your application will be considered a funding priority. See page 35 of the FY 2017 FP&S Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO).

Note that applications that request a risk assessment are precluded from applying for additional projects under the FP&S Activity.

Types of Costs

A grant application for a risk assessment may include:

  • Costs to support personnel salary and fringe benefits for individual(s) conducting the assessment
  • Costs to support a contractor to conduct the assessment
  • Costs for software and/or office supplies
  • Costs for grant administration

Micro Grants

A risk assessment project can be considered as a micro grant. Micro grant awards have a federal share not exceeding $25,000. Micro grant recipients still have a 5% percent cost match.

Resources

Below are some resources for applicants interested in learning more about risk assessments:

http://www.cpse.org/agency-accreditation/about-accreditation-cfai.aspx

https://strategicfire.org/community-risk-reduction/community-risk-assessment/

https://www.nfpa.org/Public-Education/By-topic/Wildfire/Firewise-USA/Become-a-Firewise-USA-site

Start Your Application Now!

The FY 2017 FP&S grant application is in full swing and will close on Friday, March 16, 2018 at 5 PM ET. Please read the application assistance tools, including the FY 2017 FP&S NOFO, before you begin your application. Start your application at https://www.fema.gov/e-grant-application-access.

Susteen SecureView Mobile Forensics Law Enforcement Grants 2018

Susteen Mobile Forensics

For Police Departments, Homeland Security, Law Enforcement and Correctional Facilities

Grant Website & Guidelines

150 Law Enforcement grant openings for 2018

Susteen 2018 Mobile Forensic Grant spaces are now open. New Tech Grant Now Available with Apple Technology. All sized agencies can apply and receive approval within 24 hours. Grants require some matching funds.

What this grant does for your agency

Susteen has released space for their SCOMF and SVNG mobile forensic grants. New this year is an Apple Technology grant for agencies who require Apple Forensic Workstations for their labs. Discounts are available for both large and small agencies. Acquire assistance to receive much needed advanced mobile forensics software and passcode breaking capability for your agency. The software works with current tools or is perfect for agencies with no current mobile forensic capabilities. Space is limited and time restricted so please view eligibility information today.

Only a limited number of grants will be awarded.

Grant Eligibility

The ability to capture and analyze information such as deleted data, texts, calls and Application information from social networking sites is paramount. The Susteen Secure View Next Generation Grant (SVNG) and Community Outreach grant (SCOMF), give law enforcement agencies the ability to acquire Next Generation mobile forensics software at steeply discounted prices using matching funds. This new law enforcement grant for 2018 includes all new pincode/passcode breaking capabilities for both Androids and iPhones. For more information on either of these law enforcement grants, please contact us at your earliest convenience as law enforcement grants are limited.

Description of Project:

  • Goals: The Susteen Mobile Forensics Grant should be used by law enforcement agencies to help build better cases and increase conviction rates. This should be a benefit to the community that they serve.
  • Objectives: The law enforcement grant’s objective is to allow law enforcement agencies access to Next Generation cell phone forensics tools that can be used asap. Including advanced analytics for current forensics software users. Law Enforcement agencies will be better equipped to handle the increasing amount of cases involving cell phone data.
  • Process: Contact us for application, return and allocate matching funds. Police Department Grants are available on an immediate needs basis. Police Grant is non-competitive as it is first come, first serve.
  • Outcome: This Police Department grant will provide up to 180 law enforcement agencies the ability to obtain Next-Generation mobile-forensic software at a steeply discounted rate.
  • Integration: The Secure View Next-Gen NUC computer complements current software in use at law enforcement agencies and will integrate current reports and data.
  • Training: Training IS included at no additional cost.
  • Secure View 4: The “go to” software for the cell phone forensic investigator. Secure View 4 supports over 15,000 phones, tablets and devices. Secure View is the only mobile forensic tool that provides 3 specific processes for examination: Acquire, Analyze, and Report. Along with the SV Strike, your software can access thousands of locked cell phones.

For full eligibility details, see the Grant Guidelines:

  • Police Departments, Homeland Security, and all Law Enforcement can apply for this grant..

About Susteen

Susteen is a world leader in the mobile forensic industry and its Secure View mobile forensic software is in use with over one thousand law enforcement and government agencies nationwide. Susteen’s new Burner Breaker is the only tool in the world capable of easily acquiring pincodes/passcodes/patterns on thousands of locked phones. Susteen’s new Cloud Analyzer is now available! Quickly and easily acquire evidence data from popular social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Gmail and more. More

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Apply for the Susteen SecureView Mobile Forensics Law Enforcement Grants 2018

FY 2017 Assistance to Firefighter Grants (AFG) Open Application Period Continues

Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG)The FY 2017 AFG application period is now open and will close on Friday, February 2, 2018 at 5 PM ET. Make every effort to submit your application early because no application will be accepted after the official close of the application period.

The following information is provided to help ensure your organization has every opportunity to submit a competitive application with the best chance for funding.

FY 2017 Application Assistance Tools

  • NOTICE OF FUNDING OPPORTUNITY (NOFO) contains the key programmatic updates and application requirements for all eligible applicants.
  • NOTICE OF FUNDING OPPORTUNITY (NOFO) CORRECTION NOTICE There have been several updates to the NOFO, Please review the updates before submitting your application
  • The GET READY GUIDE is designed to give you a kick-start in preparing your application. It will help better prepare you to thoroughly answer the application questions.
  • The SELF-EVALUATION ASSISTANCE sheets are designed to help you understand the criteria that you must address in your Narrative Statement when applying for the Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) Program. There are two sheets, one for OPERATIONS & SAFETY and one for VEHICLE ACQUISITION.
  • The APPLICATION CHECKLIST will help you prepare your grant application. Collecting this information beforehand will reduce the time and energy needed to complete your application.
  • The COST SHARE CALCULATOR allows you to determine your organizations Local Cost Share for grants. It is important to familiarize yourself with FEMA’s administration of cost sharing requirements.
  • FY 2017 AFG Application Webinars and Live Workshops

NOFO Correction Notice

Please note that there have been updates to the NOFO since its original posting in December. Applicants are responsible for reviewing the specific updates BEFORE finalizing and submitting their application.

Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) Correction Notice

Submitting Preparer Information

FEMA requires that all applicants disclose the name, address and contact information of the person or organization, to include contracted grant writers, who are responsible for preparing the AFG application. Please ensure that this information is accurate at the time of submission. As a reminder, all applicants must attest that all information contained within the application, including preparer information, must be true, complete and accurate to the best of your knowledge. If you contract with a grant writer, and they either refuse, or provide advice to not list them in the preparer information section of the application, please notify the AFG program office.

FY2017 Fire Prevention and Safety (FP&S) Grants

Fire Prevention & Safety (FP&S) Grants

Application Period

The FY 2017 FP&S grant application period is opens Monday, February 12, 2018, 8 a.m. ET, through Friday, March 16, 2018, 5 p.m. ET.

Get ready

Please make sure to thoroughly review the Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) prior to beginning your application, as it contains the latest updates to the FY 2017 FP&S Grant Program. Begin preparing your application now by using the following application assistance tools:

FY 2017 Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO)

This document contains key programmatic updates and application requirements for all eligible applicants.

FY 2017 FP&S Application Checklist

This checklist will help you prepare to answer questions within the grant application. Collecting this information will reduce the time and energy needed to complete your application.

FY 2017 FP&S Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

This document contains answers to frequently asked questions about the FP&S Grant Program.

FY 2017 Research & Development (R&D) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

This document contains answers to frequently asked questions specifically about the Research and Development Activity within the FP&S Grant Program.

FY 2017 FP&S Self Evaluation Sheet

This Self Evaluation Sheet will help you understand the criteria that you must address in your Narrative Statement when applying for FP&S grants.

FY 2017 FP&S Cost Share Calculator

This calculator will help you understand and determine your organization’s cost share for FP&S grants.

FP&S Grants Help Desk

If you have questions about the NOFO or technical assistance tools listed, call or e-mail the FP&S Grants Help Desk. The toll-free number is 1-866-274-0960; the e-mail address for questions is firegrants@fema.dhs.gov.

NIMS Alert 02-18 Update: National Engagement for Draft NIMS Implementation Objectives

FEMA - Federal Emergency Management AgencyThe webinars to discuss the proposed SLTT NIMS Implementation Objectives have been rescheduled. Please see the link below for the new dates and times.

FEMA’s National Integration Center is seeking public feedback for an update of the state, local, tribal, and territorial (SLTT) National Incident Management System (NIMS) Implementation Objectives for SLTT organizations and jurisdictions. This National Engagement Period will conclude at 5 p.m. EDT on February 5, 2018. National Engagement provides an opportunity for interested parties to comment on the draft implementation objectives, to ensure they are relevant for all implementing partners.

NIMS is a key component of U.S. incident management efforts and enables organizations from across the country to work together during incidents of all kinds and sizes. Implementing NIMS across the Nation is a fundamental part of building our national preparedness. The SLTT NIMS Implementation Objectives identify the specific activities that are involved in NIMS implementation for SLTT organizations and jurisdictions.

FEMA most recently revised the NIMS Implementation Objectives in 2009 and is now updating them to ensure they are consistent with the 2017 NIMS, to incorporate stakeholder input, and to make them a more clear and more useful tool for organizations as they implement NIMS.

FEMA has developed implementation indicators for each Implementation Objective. These indicators serve as actionable activities that jurisdictions can use to demonstrate NIMS implementation. The indicators are not requirements and are not intended as a checklist, but rather as a means of clarifying the types of activities that organizations and jurisdictions may undertake when implementing NIMS.

FEMA will host a series of webinars to discuss the proposed SLTT NIMS Implementation Objectives and answer related questions. For more information on the webinars and to review the draft SLTT NIMS Implementation Objectives, visit: https://www.fema.gov/implementation-guidance-and-reporting. To provide comments on the draft, complete the feedback form and submit it to FEMA-NIMS@fema.dhs.gov.

Please note that federal departments and agencies use a separate set of Implementation Objectives. FEMA will work with Federal NIMS Coordinators to revise those later this year.

NIMS Alert 01-18: National Engagement for Draft NIMS Implementation Objectives

FEMA - Federal Emergency Management Agency

National Engagement for Draft NIMS Implementation Objectives: Public Safety Grant News

NIMS is a key component of U.S. incident management efforts and enables organizations from across the country to work together during incidents of all kinds and sizes. Implementing NIMS across the Nation is a fundamental part of building our national preparedness. The SLTT NIMS Implementation Objectives identify the specific activities that are involved in NIMS implementation for SLTT organizations and jurisdictions.

FEMA most recently revised the NIMS Implementation Objectives in 2009 and is now updating them to ensure they are consistent with the 2017 NIMS, to incorporate stakeholder input, and to make them a more clear and more useful tool for organizations as they implement NIMS.

FEMA has developed implementation indicators for each Implementation Objective. These indicators serve as actionable activities that jurisdictions can use to demonstrate NIMS implementation. The indicators are not requirements and are not intended as a checklist, but rather as a means of clarifying the types of activities that organizations and jurisdictions may undertake when implementing NIMS.

FEMA will host a series of webinars to discuss the proposed SLTT NIMS Implementation Objectives and answer related questions. For more information on the webinars and to review the draft SLTT NIMS Implementation Objectives, visit: https://www.fema.gov/implementation-guidance-and-reporting. To provide comments on the draft, complete the feedback form and submit it to FEMA-NIMS@fema.dhs.gov.

Please note that federal departments and agencies use a separate set of Implementation Objectives. FEMA will work with Federal NIMS Coordinators to revise those later this year.

FY2017 Assistance to Firefighter Grants (AFG) Open Application Period Announcement

Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG)The FY 2017 AFG application period will open on Tuesday, December 26, 2017 at 8 am ET and will close on Friday, February 2, 2018 at 5 PM ET. Please make sure that you have thoroughly reviewed the newly released Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) prior to beginning your application, as it contains the latest updates to the FY 2017 AFG Grant Program.

Begin preparing your application now by utilizing the application assistance tools available below.

FY 2017 Application Assistance Tools:

The GET READY GUIDE is designed to give you a kick-start in preparing your application. It will help better prepare you to thoroughly answer the application questions.

The SELF-EVALUATION ASSISTANCE sheets are designed to help you understand the criteria that you must address in your Narrative Statement when applying for the Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) Program. There are two sheets, one for OPERATIONS & SAFETY and one for VEHICLE ACQUISITION.

The APPLICATION CHECKLIST will help you prepare your grant application. Collecting this information beforehand will reduce the time and energy needed to complete your application.

The COST SHARE CALCULATOR allows you to determine your organizations Local Cost Share for grants. It is important to familiarize yourself with FEMA’s administration of cost sharing requirements.

House Passes Rep. Comstock’s Legislation To Reauthorize U.S. Fire Administration, AFG, and SAFER Programs

Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG)Washington, DC – Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) released the following statement after the House Representatives passed her legislation by voice vote, H.R. 4661, the United States Fire Administration, AFG, and SAFER Program Reauthorization Act of 2017.

Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) GrantsAFG (Assistance to Firefighters Grant) awards and SAFER (Staffing for Adequate Fire & Emergency Response) grants help provide necessary firefighting gear and training to firefighters and emergency responders, among other critical functions. The legislation authorizes $750 million for both programs…

Full Story: House Passes Rep. Comstock’s Legislation To Reauthorize U.S. Fire Administration, AFG, and SAFER Programs | Congresswoman Barbara Comstock

FY2017 AFG Application Assistance Tools Have Been Released: Begin Preparing Your Application Now

Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG)The 2017 AFG Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) release and application period is imminent. Details on NOFO release and the date of the opening of the application period will come soon.

Begin preparing your application now by utilizing the application assistance tools available below.

FY 2017 Application Assistance Tools:

The GET READY GUIDE is designed to give you a kick-start in preparing your application. It will help better prepare you to thoroughly answer the application questions.

The SELF-EVALUATION ASSISTANCE sheets are designed to help you understand the criteria that you must address in your Narrative Statement when applying for the Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) Program. There are two sheets, one for OPERATIONS & SAFETY and one for VEHICLE ACQUISITION.

The APPLICATION CHECKLIST will help you prepare your grant application. Collecting this information beforehand will reduce the time and energy needed to complete your application.

The COST SHARE CALCULATOR allows you to determine your organizations Local Cost Share for grants. It is important to familiarize yourself with FEMA’s administration of cost sharing requirements.