FEMA Announces FY 2021 Grants Available for Homeland Security National Training Program

Jul 20, 2021 | Partner News

FEMA has released the funding notice for $6 million in competitive funding as part of the fiscal year 2021 Homeland Security National Training Program Continuing Training Grants.

For FY 2021, program priority areas consist of select emerging threats and gaps that align with strategic priorities that recipients are expected to incorporate into products and activities funded through the Continuing Training Grants program to build capability across the nation.

The FY 2021 focus areas are:

  • Public Health Emergencies;
  • Pandemic Preparedness and Response;
  • Mass Care—Community Sheltering and Relocation Assistance; and
  • Tribal and Rural Preparedness.

The funding notice is posted at Grants.gov. Upon receiving approved submitted applications (by 11:59 p.m. ET, Aug 16, 2021), FEMA will provide funding as cooperative agreements are awarded directly to the selected applicants.

Grants.gov brings together Federal awarding agencies and applicants, helping to streamline the grant process. The grant process follows a linear lifecycle that includes creating the funding opportunity, applying, making award decisions, and successfully implementing the award. The specific actions along the lifecycle are grouped into three main phases. Each of the three phases has its own page that provides a more detailed look at the process:

  1. Pre-Award Phase: Funding Opportunities and Application Review
  2. Award Phase: Award Decisions and Notifications
  3. Post Award: Implementation, Reporting, and Closeout
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