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Urban Areas Security Initiative (UASI)

Grants to Arizona Agencies and Tribal Governments
to Improve Emergency Preparedness

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Arizona Department of Homeland Security (AZDOHS)

Deadline Date:

02/16/21 5:00 PM


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Grants to Arizona agencies, fire departments, law enforcement, and tribal governments in eligible locations for initiatives to improve emergency preparedness. Funding is intended to address the possibility and aftermath of occurrences of terrorism. Eligible applicants are located in Phoenix and Tucson.

The  UASI program funds addressed the unique risk driven and capabilities-based planning, organization, equipment, training, and exercise needs of high-threat, high-density Urban Areas based on the capability targets identified during the THIRA process and associated assessment efforts; and assists them in building an enhanced and sustainable capacity to prevent, protect against, mitigate, respond to, and recover from acts of terrorism.

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GrantWatch ID#: 134580


Additional Eligibility Criteria:

- State government agencies
- Local units of government: Municipal/County law enforcement; Fire departments/Fire districts
- County agencies
- Tribal governments

Not Eligible:
- Nonprofit entities
- For-profit businesses
- Community Colleges

Pre-Application Information:

The FFY 2021 UASI application period is open now. Applications are due by 5:00 pm Tuesday, February 16, 2021. Do not wait to apply.

FFY 2021 Application Timeline:
- February 16, 2021: Deadline for UASI Stakeholders to Electronically Submit Grant Applications to AZDOHS, NLT 5:00pm
- February 17- March 15, 2021: HDB/AZDOHS Programmatic and Financial Review of Applications
- March 23– April 8, 2021: RAC Funding Recommendation Meetings
- July-August, 2021*: USDHS Announces Awards, Final Awards to Stakeholders (NLT 45 days after official Grant Award Notice)
- October 1, 2021*: Period of Performance Start Date

*Tentative Dates

Online application account must be verified and activated by Strategic Planner before access is granted.

Tucson Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI):
Phoenix Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI):

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

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For questions:

Central and East Regions, State Agencies, Phoenix UASI (application related)
Susan Dzbanko, Assistant Director
602-542-1777 or

North, West, and South Regions
Tim Baldwin, Strategic Planner
602-542-7012 or

For Phoenix UASI specific questions including subcommittee meeting dates, priorities, etc, please contact
Camille Parra

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Arizona: Phoenix, Tucson

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