Nonprofit Security Grant Program

The Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP) is a DHS/FEMA preparedness grant program that provides funding support for target hardening and other physical security enhancements and activities to eligible nonprofit organizations that are at high risk of terrorist attack.
 
On the list below you will find the NSGP Application (investment justification), Frequently Asked Questions, the NSGP Grant Guidance (part of the 2020 FEMA Preparedness Grants Manual), the federal Notice of Funding Opportunity for FY2020 NSGP, and a one-page summary of the program, NSGP Application (investment justification), Frequently Asked Questions, the NSGP Grant Guidance (part of the 2020 FEMA Preparedness Grants Manual), the federal Notice of Funding Opportunity for FY2020 NSGP, and a one-page summary of the program.
 
To apply for the grant, your organization must meet the description under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (IRC) and be exempt from tax under section 501(a) of such code AND be able to demonstrate a high risk of a terrorist attack.
 
If your organization meets the requirements, please complete the NSGP Application (investment justification). The application, the vulnerability/risk assessment which identifies the risk to a terrorist attack, a copy of the organization’s mission statement, and all other supportive documentation must be submitted to the WV Homeland Security State Administrative Agency by 5pm on Friday, March 27, 2020.
 
Submit completed application package to matthew.j.blackwood@wv.gov. Include in the subject line 2020 NSGP Application for (organization name).

For more information on the Nonprofit Security Grant Program, please contact Dr. Matt Blackwood at 304-558-5380 or matthew.j.blackwood@wv.gov.