The Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP) is an important source of federal funding that provides security grants to nonprofit organizations that are at high risk of being targeted by terrorists. This list includes churches, synagogues, mosques, temples, and other places of worship. The NSGP is administered by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and can provide up to $100,000 in grant money to organizations that apply for the program.
The grant money can be applied to physical security projects such as the installation of security cameras, lighting updates, or installing access control systems. It can also be used for enhancing cyber security or other security-related activities. This includes providing staff with training in security protocols, emergency preparedness, and active shooter drills. Additionally, the grant money can fund emergency response plans, like evacuation plans and emergency communication systems.
Organizations can apply for the NSGP in two ways: online or by mail. Applicants must provide detailed information about their organization, including their mission, services, and security needs. They must also provide a budget and project timeline. Once an organization is approved, they will receive a grant award of up to $100,000. The funds are to be used for the security projects and activities that have been approved by FEMA.
Securing houses of worship is essential in today’s world, and the NSGP can provide organizations with the funds they need to do so. With the help of the NSGP, organizations can protect their members and their communities from potential threats. If you would like to apply, fill out the form below.
NSGP APPLICATION: DEADLINE MARCH 18, 2023
*Applications are only valid for Texas organizations.