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Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP)

Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits to
Improve the Security of Their Facilities

Agency Type:

State

Funding Source:

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Commonwealth of Massachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety and Security - Office of Grants and Research (OGR)

Conf. Date:

03/19/21

Deadline Date:

04/05/21 4:00 PM

Description:

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Grants to Massachusetts nonprofit organizations to enhance the physical security of buildings at risk of terrorist attacks. Funding is intended for target hardening and physical security enhancements. Grant funds may be used for capital projects as well as planning, training, equipment, and contracted security.

In Fiscal Year (FY) 2021, multiple funding allocations have been appropriated for nonprofit organizations regardless of whether they are located within the Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI) designated urban areas. As in previous fiscal years, the Nonprofit Security Grant Program - Urban Area (NSGP-UA) will be a competitive grant program that funds nonprofits located in UASI-designated urban areas. In Massachusetts, the UASI Metro Boston area is Boston, Brookline, Cambridge, Chelsea, Everett, Quincy, Revere, Somerville, and Winthrop. Under the Nonprofit Security Grant Program - State (NSGP-S), each state will receive an allocation for nonprofit organizations located outside of the Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI)-designated urban areas.

For a full list of allowable costs, see https://www.mass.gov/doc/revised-nsgp-nofo/download#page=4.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 142416

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$2,100,000

Estimated Size of Grant:

Maximum Funding Request for MA Applicants
- Maximum Funding Request for NSGP-UA Up to $150,000/applicant
- Maximum Funding Request for NSGP-S Up to $100,000/applicant

Term of Contract:

The project period of performance will end no later than December 31, 2023.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible nonprofits organizations are those that are:
1. Described under section 501 (c)(3) of the IRS Code of 1986 (IRC) and exempt from tax under section 501 (a) of such code.
2. Determined to be at high risk of a terrorist attack by the Secretary of Homeland Security.

Municipalities are not eligible to apply for this grant program.

Unallowable Costs:
- Hiring of public safety personnel
- General use expenditures like software, general use vehicles, licensing fees, etc.
- Overtime and backfill
- Weapons, weapons systems and accessories, and ammunition
- Vulnerability Security Assessments and development
- Development of Investment Justifications
- Technological Development Studies
- Proof-of-Concept Initiatives
- Funding federal programs
- Duplicating federal programs
- Organizational operational expenses
- Reimbursement of pre-award security expenses

Pre-proposal Conference:

There will be a webinar for the FFY2021 NSGP to review changes/highlights, eligibility, allowable costs, an overview of the Investment Justification and a Q&A on Friday, March 19th at 10am. See registration below:
Please register for FFY2021 Nonprofit Security Grant Program Information Session on Mar 19, 2021 10:00 AM EDT at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/601498145119258379
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar

Pre-Application Information:

- Email all questions: March 24, 2021
- Expect online answers to questions: March 26, 2021
- Email applications and mail signature page: April 5, 2021, 4:00 p.m.

Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP) Key Dates:
- March 10, 2021 OGR will release/post Notice of Funding Opportunity for NSGP
- March 19, 2021 Application Assistance Webinar
- April 5, 2021 Deadline to submit Application (IJ), Signature Page, Vulnerability Assessment, Mission Statement, and OGR Risk Assessment by 4:00 p.m.
- Award Notification September 2021
- Performance Period November 2021-December 2023

Contact Information:

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

Email questions and applications to carrie.t.clifton@mass.gov.

Homeland Security Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP) Coordinator
10 Park Plaza, Suite 3720-A, Boston, MA 02116
(617) 933-3544
carrie.t.clifton@mass.gov

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