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Grants to Arizona Agencies and Tribal Governments to Improve Emergency Preparedness in Eligible Regions

Phoenix Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI)

Arizona Department of Homeland Security (AZDOHS)

Agency: State

GrantWatch ID #134580

Grant Description

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Grants to Arizona agencies, fire departments, law enforcement, and tribal governments in eligible regions for initiatives to improve emergency preparedness. Funding is intended for a wide range of activities to prepare and respond to acts of terrorism. Eligible applicants are located in Phoenix.

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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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 2022 application period opens at 8am on Monday, January 3, 2022 and will close promptly at 5:00 pm on Friday, February 11, 2022.

- January 3, 2022: Application Portal Opens
- February 11, 2022: UASI and SHSGP Stakeholders Electronically Submit Grant Applications to AZDOHS, NLT 1700 Hours February 11, 2022
- February 14 - March 14, 2022: Phoenix Homeland Defense Bureau/AZDOHS Programmatic and Financial Review of Applications
- March 15 - March 24, 2022: UASI Subcommittees to Review/Prioritize Projects
- March 29, 2022* Co-Chair Funding Recommendation Meeting
- April 7, 2022* Urban Area Working Group Meeting
- April 8 - April 30, 2022*: Phoenix Homeland Defense Bureau Writes Investment Justification/Application; Final Investment Justification/Application is Reviewed and Submitted to USDHS
- July - August 2022*: USDHS Announces Awards; Final Awards to Stakeholders (NLT 45 days after official Grant Award Notice)
- October 1, 2022*: Period of Performance Start Date

* Tentative dates

Phoenix Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI):

Contact Information:

Apply online:

Direct questions to:
State Agencies, Phoenix UASI and Operation Stonegarden
Susan Dzbanko, Deputy Director
602-542-1777 or

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

East and Central Regions
Belinda Torres, Strategic Planner
602-542-7044 or

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