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Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP)

Grants to New Jersey Nonprofits
for Security Enhancements

Agency Type:

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Funding Source:

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State of New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness (NJOHSP)

Conf. Date:

04/12/21

Deadline Date:

04/11/21 11:59 PM

Description:

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Grants to New Jersey nonprofit organizations in eligible counties for equipment purchases and training to enhance organizational security. Funding is intended to support organizations that are at high risk of experiencing terrorist attacks. Purchases must be used for property that is owned or leased by the nonprofit organization.

Equipment is limited to select items contained within categories 14 and 15 on FEMA's Authorized Equipment List; they include CCTV, card access readers, blast film, lighting, fencing, and bollards. Further, applicants may pursue investments in the areas of training, exercise, and planning that grow preparedness measures. This program also allows the hiring of security personnel with certain restrictions/requirements.

This federal program consists of two (2) grant funding opportunities based upon the applicant’s geographic location as described below:

  • NSGP-UA:  This program is limited to nonprofit organizations located within designated areas of New Jersey (Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Hunterdon, Middlesex, Morris, Monmouth, Ocean, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex and Union Counties). 
  • NSGP-S:  This program is limited to nonprofit organizations located within designated areas of New Jersey (Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, Mercer, Salem and Warren Counties).

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 134556

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP) provides funding to organizations, as described under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, at high risk of terrorist attacks and located within designated areas of New Jersey.

Pre-proposal Conference:

An NJOHSP led Applicant Workshop will be held March 11, 2021 at 10 am. Sign up here: https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=zAoiFuxKTke0NWruzQDgD2WYat3tK7pCpQLUQ1-Fu8BUMlY1TFAwWFdQQldFVkpQNExDQTFZRFNEMy4u - This registration form will close at 12 p.m. on Tuesday, March 9.

FEMA will host a total of 11 NSGP Webinars throughout the application period. The information for the webinars is as follows:

Dates:
1. Monday March 1, 2021
2. Wednesday March 10, 2021
3. Friday March 19, 2021
4. Wednesday March 24, 2021
5. Monday March 29, 2021
6. Wednesday April 7, 2021
7. Monday April 12, 2021
8. Wednesday April 21, 2021
9. Monday April 26, 2021
10. Wednesday May 5, 2021
11. Monday May 10, 2021

Time: 2 p.m. ET
Zoom Meeting ID: 160 802 4407
Zoom Webinar Link: https://fema.zoomgov.com/j/1608024407
Zoom Webinar Passcode (Audio and Video): 659862
Zoom Phone Number (Audio only):
- East Coast Toll-Free: 1-646-828-7666
- West Coast Toll-Free: 1-669-254-5252

Please join 15 minutes early so that your name and organization may be recorded prior to entering the call and/or webinar. If you are unable to join, or if the event is at capacity, please join the next offering.

Pre-Application Information:

The application period for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP) will open on Thursday, March 4, 2021 and close on Sunday, April 11, 2021 at 11:59 pm.

Whether you are applying for the NSGP-UA or NSGP-S, each will require the following:

- Investment Justification which serves as your application
- Vulnerability Risk Assessment (VRA)
- IRS 501(c)(3) Letter

Nonprofit organizations are encouraged to have a VRA completed by either a local/county/state law enforcement agency or certified security firm. NJOHSP will also accept either the FEMA Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Security Self-Assessment or OHSP Facility Self-Assessment Tool (links below).

View the NSGP applicant workshop powerpoint: https://vimeo.com/387784739

FEMA Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Self-Assessment Introduction: https://www.cisa.gov/faith-based-organizations-houses-worship

FEMA Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Security Self-Assessment: https://www.cisa.gov/houses-of-worship

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply online: https://survey123.arcgis.com/share/248a826ac3434f8ca8623373f5b8eb44

For questions regarding the webinars, please contact FEMA’s Grant Programs Directorate Information Desk at 1-800-368-6498 or ASKCsid@fema.dhs.gov.

Email: grants@njohsp.gov

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Geographic Focus:

USA: New Jersey: Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Hunterdon, Middlesex, Morris, Monmouth, Ocean, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex and Union Counties; Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, Mercer, Salem and Warren Counties

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