California Traffic Safety Grants

CA.govImprove Traffic Safety In California

Grant Website

Grant Guidelines

Grant Deadline: This program accepts applications on an ongoing basis.

Improve Deficiencies, Expand Activities, Develop New Traffic Safety Programs

OTS grants address traffic safety priority areas for state and local agencies in California, including:

Only a limited number of grants will be awarded.

Grant Eligibility

State and local government agencies are eligible.

About The California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS)

The California Office of Traffic Safety’s mission is to effectively and efficiently administer traffic safety grant funds to reduce traffic deaths, injuries, and economic losses. The California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) strives to eliminate traffic deaths and injuries. It does this by making available grants to local and state public agencies for programs that help them enforce traffic laws, educate the public in traffic safety, and provide varied and effective means of reducing fatalities, injuries and economic losses from collisions. OTS draws from several federal government funding sources for its grants. OTS also mounts public awareness campaigns and acts as a primary traffic safety resource in order to enlist the help of the general public and the media encouraging traffic safety. Learn more about OTS

Grant Deadline

This program accepts applications on an ongoing basis.

Apply

Apply for the California Traffic Safety Grant

NRA Foundation Grants for Firearms Projects & Events

NRA Grants

NRA Grants from the NRA Foundation

Grant Website

Grant Guidelines

Grant Deadline: This program accepts applications on an ongoing basis.

Promote, Advance & Encourage Firearms, the Shooting Sports & Hunting Safety

NRA Foundation grants provide essential program funding, ensuring the availability of quality training and educational opportunities nationwide. Grants benefit programs such as youth education, law enforcement training, hunter education, conservation, firearms and marksmanship training and safety, and much more.

What this grant does for your agency

Agencies awarded the NRA Foundation Grants receive grants for projects, events, and/or initiatives that conform to, and foster the purposes in, The NRA Foundation’s Articles of Incorporation and mission statement. These purposes are as follows:

  • To promote, advance, and encourage firearms, the shooting sports, and hunting safety.
  • To educate individuals, including the youth of the United States, with respect to firearms, firearms history, participation in the shooting sports, hunting safety, and marksmanship, as well as with respect to other subjects that are of importance to the well being of the general public.
  • To conduct research in furtherance of improved firearms safety and marksmanship facilities and techniques.
  • To support activities of the National Rifle Association of America, but only to the extent that such activities are in furtherance of charitable, educational, or scientific purposes within the meaning of section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code which includes activities that are charitable, educational, or foster National or International sports competition.

Only a limited number of grants will be awarded.

Grant Eligibility

An applicant may be any organization, association, or other lawfully recognized entity, with a unique federal employer identification number (EIN) issued by the Internal Revenue Service. Eligible organizations or groups may apply for a NRA Foundation State Fund Committee grant for a qualifying project or activity. Eligibility and funding amount are determined solely by the Foundation. NRA Foundation Grant Guidelines:

About the NRA Foundation, Inc.

Established in 1990, The NRA Foundation, Inc. (“NRA Foundation”) is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization that raises tax-deductible contributions in support of a wide range of firearm-related public interest activities of the National Rifle Association of America and other organizations that defend and foster the Second Amendment rights of all law-abiding Americans. More

Grant Deadline

Grant application deadlines vary by state. See the grant map for NRA grant information for your state.

Apply

Apply for the NRA Foundation Grants

USDA Community Facility Grants for Rural Development

USDA Rural Development

USDA Rural Development Grant Funding

Grant Website

Grant Guidelines

Grant Deadline: This program accepts applications on an ongoing basis.

For Rural Areas and Small Towns up to 20,000 in Population

Community Programs provides grants to assist in the development of essential community facilities in rural areas and towns of up to 20,000 in population. Grants are authorized on a graduated scale.

Grant funds may be used to:

  • Assist in the development of essential community facilities
  • Construct, enlarge, or improve community facilities for health care, public safety, and community and public services
  • This can include the purchase of equipment required for a facility’s operation.

What this grant does for your agency

Applicants located in small communities with low populations and low incomes will receive a higher percentage of grants. Grants are available to public entities such as municipalities, counties, and special-purpose districts, as well as non-profit corporations and tribal governments. In addition, applicants must have the legal authority necessary for construction, operation, and maintenance of the proposed facility and also be unable to obtain needed funds from commercial sources at reasonable rates and terms.

Only a limited number of grants will be awarded.

Grant Eligibility

These grant funds are for rural areas and towns of up to 20,000 in population.

About the USDA Rural Development

USDA RD is committed to helping improve the economy and quality of life in rural America. More

Grant Deadline

Grant applications are accepted on an ongoing basis.

Apply

For more information about this program, or to file an application, contact the local Rural Development office in your area.

Prepare Communities for Complex Coordinated Terrorist Attacks (CCTA) Grants Program

FEMA - Federal Emergency Management Agency

Prepare for Emerging Threats and Hazards

Grant Website & Guidelines

Deadline: Feb. 10, 2017

$35.94 Million in Grants to Prevent and Prepare for Terrorist Attacks

The FY2016 Complex Coordinated Terrorist Attacks (CCTA) Program provides $35.94 million to local, state, tribal, and territorial jurisdictions for improving their ability to prepare for, prevent, and respond to complex coordinated terrorist attacks in collaboration with the whole community.

What this grant does for your agency

The FY2016 CCTA Program intends to enhance resilience and build capacity for jurisdictions to address complex coordinated terrorist attacks that may occur across the nation. Following a competitive process, selected local, state, tribal, and territorial jurisdictions will receive funding specifically to build and sustain capabilities to enhance their preparedness for complex coordinated terrorist attacks, to include the following components:

  • Identifying capability gaps
  • Developing and/or updating plans
  • Training to implement plans and procedures, and
  • Conducting exercises to validate capabilities.

The FY 2016 CCTA Program will prioritize projects that incorporate the following
factors:

  • Develop comprehensive and sustainable approaches to enhance preparedness for
    complex coordinated terrorist attacks.
  • Develop and advance regional partnerships and whole community collaboration.
  • Promote creative, innovative, and replicable approaches to preparing for complex
    coordinated terrorist attacks.
  • Develop and share lessons learned and best practices associated with preparing for
    complex coordinated terrorist attacks between jurisdictions.

Agencies awarded the Prepare Communities for Complex Coordinated Terrorist Attacks (CCTA) receive funding up to $2,500,000.

Awards will be made on a competitive basis to applicants who present an ability to successfully meet the requirements described in the NOFO. FEMA encourages interested jurisdictions of various types, sizes, and capabilities to apply. The projected number of awards is 25-30, with a period of performance of 36 months.

Grant Eligibility

For full eligibility details, see the Grant Guidelines:

  • Local governments (as defined by 2 C.F.R. § 200.64)
  • State governments (includes all 56 states and territories, which includes any state of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands)
  • Federally-recognized Tribal governments

About the FEMA Protection and National Preparedness (PNP)

Protection and National Preparedness (PNP) is responsible for the coordination of preparedness and protection related activities throughout FEMA, including grants, planning, training, exercises, individual and community preparedness, assessments, lessons learned, continuity of government and national capital region coordination. More

Grant Deadline

Grant applications are due no later than 11:59 p.m. EST, Fri., Feb. 10, 2017.

Apply

Funding Opportunity Number: DHS-16-NPD-133-00-01. Apply for the Prepare Communities for Complex Coordinated Terrorist Attacks (CCTA)

DHS Announces Counter Terrorism Grants

Institutions of higher education; state, local and tribal governments as well as non-profit institutions are encouraged to apply.

From Campus Safety Magazine

Campus Safety has just learned that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is offering grants to counter violent extremism (CVE). According to Dr. Gus Frias, who is the education sector chief for InfraGard Los Angeles, DHS expects to fund 60 grants totaling $10 million and ranging from $20,000to $1.5 million each. There is no matching requirement, and these grants can be used to strengthen local CVE education, training and outreach. Grant applications are due September 6, 2016…

Learn more about this DHS Counter Terrorism Grant

FY2016 FEMA PDM and FMA Grant Application Periods Now Open

FEMA - Federal Emergency Management AgencyThe FY 2016 Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) and Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) grant application period opens today and will close on June 15, 2016 at 3:00 P.M. EST.

Local and Tribal governments, or Subapplicants, must submit planning and project sub-applications to their State/Territory Applicant agency. Contact your State Hazard Mitigation Officer: http://www.fema.gov/state-hazard-mitigation-officers to find out their internal deadline for sub-applications.

States, Federally-recognized Tribes and Territories, or Applicants, must submit their PDM and FMA grant applications, with sub-applications ranked in priority order, to FEMA by 3 P.M. EST on June 15, 2016.

Please read the Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for each program posted on Grants.gov as they contain the key program priorities and application requirements:

In addition, the Hazard Mitigation Assistance (HMA) Unified Guidance posted in the FEMA Library provides detailed information regarding eligibility requirements.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit PDM and FMA grant applications via the Mitigation eGrants system (MT eGrants) on the FEMA Grants Portal on the Internet: https:/portal.fema.gov.

If not yet registered for the FEMA Grants Portal, Subapplicants should contact their state hazard mitigation officer for the access ID to request access to the MT eGrants system; Applicants should contact their FEMA Regional office for their access ID.

See the Mitigation eGrants System web page for more information and contact the MT eGrants Helpdesk for assistance.

Pre-Disaster Mitigation and Flood Mitigation Assistance Grants

Feb. 18, 2016 – FEMA has announced the application period for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) and Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) grant programs: March 15–June 15, 2016.

Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) Grants

The PDM program provides funds on an annual basis for hazard mitigation planning and the implementation of mitigation projects for the purpose of reducing overall risk to the population and structures, while at the same time, also reducing reliance on federal funding from actual disaster declarations.

FEMA is making $90 million available for FY 2016 PDM grants.

See the PDM webpage for more information.

Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) Grants

The FMA grant program provides funds on an annual basis so that measures can be taken to reduce or eliminate risk of flood damage to buildings insured under the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).

FEMA is making $199 million available for FY 2016 FMA grants.

See the FMA webpage for more information.

How to Apply

States, Tribes and Territories, or Applicants, must submit their PDM and FMA grant applications to FEMA via the Mitigation eGrants system (MT eGrants) on the FEMA Grants Portal on the Internet at https:/portal.fema.gov by 3 pm (ET) on June 15, 2016.

Local and Tribal governments, or Subapplicants, must submit planning and project sub-applications to their State/Territory Applicant agency. See the Mitigation eGrants System web page for more information. FEMA plans to host MT eGrants system webinars during the application period.

FY 2016 Grant Program Resources

It is important to read the Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for each program posted on Grants.gov as they contain the key program priorities and application requirements for FY 2016:

For example, the agency’s priority for FY 2016 PDM competitive projects is climate resilient mitigation actions (CRMA) and pre- or post-wildfire mitigation activities or any mitigation action that utilizes green infrastructure approaches. More information on CRMA can be found in the FEMA Library. FEMA will host a CRMA webinar on February 19, 2016 at 2pm (ET):

FEMA Adobe Connect: https://fema.connectsolutions.com/crma/

Conference Bridge: 1-800-320-4330, PIN 205435#

In addition, the Hazard Mitigation Assistance (HMA) Unified Guidance posted in the FEMA Library provides detailed information regarding eligibility requirements.

FEMA will host two sessions of the FY 2016 PDM and FMA NOFOs webinar on Monday, February 22 and Thursday, February 25 at 2:30 pm (ET):

FEMA Adobe Connect: https://fema.connectsolutions.com/fema-nofo/

Conference Bridge: 1-800-320-4330, PIN 532822#

The webinar will be made available on the FEMA website for those unable to participate.

Subapplicants with questions about the FY 2016 PDM and FMA grant programs should contact their state hazard mitigation officer; Applicants should contact their FEMA Regional office.

Funding Opportunity: FY 2015 Hazard Mitigation Assistance Grants

FEMA has announced the FY2015 Notice of Funding Opportunities for 2 of the Hazard Mitigation Assistance (HMA) grant programs: Flood Mitigation Assistance and Pre-Disaster Mitigation. HMA grant programs provide states, tribes, territories, and local governments funding for eligible mitigation activities to strengthen our nation’s ability to reduce disaster losses and protect life and property from future disaster damages.

All 50 States, the District of Columbia, American Samoa, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, the Northern Mariana Islands and Federally-recognized tribal governments are eligible to apply. Local governments are considered sub-applicants and must apply to their Applicant state/territory.

Applicants are encouraged to review the Hazard Mitigation Assistance Unified Guidance for detailed information regarding eligibility and to contact their FEMA Regional Office for additional information. Grant applications must be submitted to FEMA through the Mitigation eGrants system on the FEMA Grants Portal accessible on the Internet no later than 3:00 PM EDT on August 28, 2015.

Flood Mitigation Assistance, $150 Million

The Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) grant program provides funds on an annual basis so that measures can be taken to reduce or eliminate risk of flood damage to buildings insured under the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).

For the FY 2015 FMA program, FEMA will select sub-applications for funding in the agency’s priority order:

  • Flood mitigation planning activities up to $100,000 federal share per applicant with a maximum of $50,000 federal share for state mitigation plans and $25,000 federal share for local mitigation plans
  • Projects that mitigate at least 50 percent of structures that meet definition part (b)(ii) of a Severe Repetitive Loss (SRL) property: At least 2 separate NFIP claim payments have been made with the cumulative amount of such claims exceeding the market value of the insured structure
  • Projects that mitigate at least 50 percent of structures that meet the definition of a Repetitive Loss (RL) property: Have incurred flood-related damage on 2 occasions, in which the cost of the repair, on the average, equaled or exceeded 25 percent of the market value of the structure at the time of each such flood event
  • Projects that mitigate at least 50 percent of structures meet definition part (b)(i) of a SRL property: 4 or more separate NFIP claims payments have been made with the amount of each claim exceeding $5,000, and with the cumulative amount of claims payments exceeding $20,000
  • Projects that will reduce the risk profile in communities through mitigation of the largest number of contiguous NFIP-insured properties

Pre-Disaster Mitigation, $30 Million

The Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) grant program provides funds on an annual basis for hazard mitigation planning and the implementation of mitigation projects for the purpose of reducing overall risk to the population and structures, while also reducing reliance on Federal funding from future disaster declarations.

For the FY 2015 PDM program:

  • Applicants may submit a maximum of 11 sub-applications in a PDM grant application: 10 for mitigation planning and project activities, plus 1 management cost sub-application. Of the 10 sub-applications for mitigation activities, Applicants may submit a maximum of 3 projects.
  • Each Applicant’s number one ranked sub-application must not exceed $250,000 Federal share in order to be eligible for the state and tribal set asides.
  • FEMA will use the Building Code Effectiveness Grading Scale to prioritize activities for competitive selection once the set asides have been met.

FEMA will select eligible applications for funding in the agency’s priority order:

  • Statutory set aside of $250,000 per State/Territory/District of Columbia
  • Up to $5 Million Tribal set aside for $250,000 per Federally-recognized tribe
  • Mitigation planning activities from Applicants without Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) funds available
  • Non-flood mitigation projects from Applicants without HMGP funds available
  • Flood mitigation projects from Applicants without HMGP funds available
  • Mitigation planning activities from Applicants with HMGP funds available
  • Non-flood mitigation projects from Applicants with HMGP funds available
  • Flood mitigation projects from Applicants with HMGP funds available

Funding Opportunity: FY 2015 Hazard Mitigation Assistance Grants