Volunteer Florida, Florida Division of Emergency Management (DEM) and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
07/29/20 5:00 PM EDT
Grants of up to $5,000 to Florida local governments, tax districts, IHEs, regional planning councils, and tribes for volunteer emergency-readiness programs in local communities. Funding is intended to support the costs of equipment, exercise, training, and management and administrative expenses. The goal of the programs is to engage citizens in all-hazards prevention, protection, response, and recovery. Interested parties may apply for funding for a CERT program, a Citizen Corps program, or both.
Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program is a training program that allows citizens to receive training in basic disaster response skills which allow these volunteers to provide critical support, giving immediate assistance to victims before emergency first responders arrive on scene.
The mission of Citizen Corps program is to harness the power of every individual through education, training, and volunteer service to make communities safer, stronger, and better prepared to respond to the threats of terrorism, crime, public health issues, and disasters of all kinds.
Priority will be given to applicants who:
Priority will be given to applicants of existing programs who:
For additional information about funding objectives, see: https://www.volunteerflorida.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/FY-2020-2021-VF-Citizen-Corps-CERT-Program-RFP-FINAL1.pdf#page=10
GrantWatch ID#: 159542
It is anticipated a successful application will be received from each of the seven Regional County Emergency Management Coordination Teams.
Sub-grantee awards are anticipated to be capped at a maximum of $5,000 per grant application.
The period of performance is August 31, 2020, to May 31, 2021.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply online: https://www.grantrequest.com/SID_2153?SA=SNA&FID=35405
Any questions concerning the grant funding opportunity should be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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