FY 2020 Homeland Security Grants

The 2020 Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP) federal guidance has been released.  We are soliciting proposals for projects to include in our federal application.  Please use the attached sub-grant application materials to develop and submit your proposals.


Please refer to the directions on how to complete the application. For this phase of project submission, no signatures are needed. The application must remain as an Excel file. To allow for aggregation of all projects into State investment proposals, please submit a separate application for each project you propose. Project descriptions must include information that establishes a clear connection to at least one of the priorities listed in the 2020 HSGP summary. 


A few critical compliance requirements:


1.    Application must be filled out completely;

2.    Application must remain as an Excel file;

3.    Applicant must be listed as a WV OASIS Vendor;

4.    Equipment requested must be allowable for HSGP on the FEMA Authorized Equipment List; and

5.    Communications equipment must be State Interoperable Radio network (SIRN) compatible.


Upon completing the HSGP application, please submit all documentation to the proper Area Liaison as listed in the directions and on the regional map tab in the application. Be sure to completely fill out all sections of the application. The completed application MUST be submitted by 5:00 pm on March 27, 2020.  Please use the following in the subject line: 2020 HSGP Submission (agency, project name).


If you have any questions, please contact David Hoge at 304 558-5380 or

2020 Sub-Grantee Application Directions (Final).pdf2020 Sub-Grantee Application Directions (Final).pdf

FY2020 HSGP Summary.pdfFY2020 HSGP Summary.pdf

HSGP Application (agency name, project name) Final 2020.xlsmHSGP Application (agency name, project name) Final 2020.xlsm

National Preparedness System Core Capabilities.docxNational Preparedness System Core Capabilities.docx


WV Homeland Security Goals and Objectives.pdfWV Homeland Security Goals and Objectives.pdf

FY 2020 HSGP Webinars

To allow potential applicants an opportunity to ask questions, we have scheduled two Adobe Connect webinars.  These will be held at 1:00pm on Thursday, February 20th and 10:00am on Tuesday, February 25th.


To join either meeting, please use the following link:


Audio portion:

                    Phone:  425-436-6359

                    PIN:  3337


It can be beneficial to log into the Adobe Connect room prior to the meeting to ensure your computer settings will work.


Depending on interest, we may schedule additional webinars or in-person workshops which will be posted in the Grants tab of the WVDHSEM website (

FY 2020 Non-profit Security Grant Program

The FY2020 Nonprofit Security Grant Program guidance is attached. 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.


Attached 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.


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 Included 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



FY2020 - NSGP Application.xlsxFY2020 - NSGP Application.xlsx

FY2020 NSGP SAA Overview.docxFY2020 NSGP SAA Overview.docx

NSGP Guidance.pdfNSGP Guidance.pdf

Grant Programs 

Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM)

Recovery Grants including Hazard Mitigation, Public Assistance (PA), and Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) Program

Statewide Local Implementation Grant (SLIGP)

Financial Reports

Grant Awards.pdfGrant Awards.pdf