Funding Opportunities

The Vermont Homeland Security Unit administers the Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP) and Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP) for the State of Vermont. Funding is provided by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The State of Vermont designated the Vermont Department of Public Safety as the State Administrative Agency (SAA), with responsibilities pertaining to the Homeland Security Grants Directorate. 

Questions regarding grant funding and opportunities should be directed to: DPS.HSUGrants@vermont.gov 

Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP) 

 

NSGP provides funding support for physical security enhancements and other security activities to nonprofit organizations that are at high risk of a terrorist attack. 

The 2020 Application Period is NOW CLOSED.

State Homeland Security Program (SHSP)

 

The SHSP supports state, tribal, territorial, and local preparedness activities that address high priority preparedness gaps across all core capabilities that support terrorism preparedness.

The 2020 Application Period is NOW CLOSED.

Operation Stonegarden (OPSG)

 

The OPSG Program supports enhanced cooperation and coordination among Customs and Border Protection (CBP), United States Border Patrol (USBP), and Federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial law enforcement agencies. The OPSG Program provides funding to support joint efforts to secure the United States’ borders along routes of ingress from international borders to include travel corridors in states bordering Mexico and Canada, as well as states and territories with international water borders.

The 2020 Application Period is Now Closed. 

HSU Contact Information

Vermont Homeland Security Unit                                For all HSGP/NSPG/Grant related questions: DPS.HSUGrants@vermont.gov

VIC Contact Information

Vermont Intelligence Center
(802) 872-6110
dps.vic@list.vermont.gov