Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP)

UPDATE: The 2021 Nonprofit Security Grant Program Request for Proposals (RFP's) is now open. The application due date has been extended to Friday, March 12th, 2021 by 3:00 p.m..

 

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

 

 

Resources

Environmental and Historic Preservation (EHP) Information (an EHP review may be required if your proposed project(s) have the potential to impact the environment, including but not limited to the construction of communication towers, modification or renovation of existing buildings, structures and facilities, or new construction including replacement of facilities.)

Property Records List

FEMA Core Capabilities Definitions

FEMA Training: Purchasing Under a FEMA Award Training: Top Ten Procurement Mistakes (Link to FEMA flyer to register)

DPS Financial Compliance Guide

DPS Affirmative Steps Job Aid

2 CFR 200: Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards (link)

CISA: FBO-HOW Security Self-Assessment and User Guide

Facility Vulnerability Self-Assessment Tool  

All applications must be accompanied by a vulnerability assessment  and the application must clearly tie to findings from the vulnerability assessment. Vermont, FEMA ,and DHS do not require a specific template and applicants may submit previous assessments or assessments in a different format. Applicants may use previous vulnerability assessments or assesments in a different format. This self- assessment tool can be used to help your organization identify security vulnerabilities within your facility. The information contained in this Self-Assessment Tool is intended for your personal/business use and not a comprehensive method of evaluating the potential vulnerability of your respective facility security measures. Those utilizing this Tool are free to gain further insight and advice from their local law enforcement agencies, private security contractors or any other method of their choice. The State of Vermont, Homeland Security Unit (HSU), and any affiliated partners make no warranties, expressed or implied, in connection with the contained Self-Assessment Tool or its performance; and as such the State of Vermont and its affiliated partners shall not be held liable for any information contained herein.

2021 Nonprofit Security Grant Program Powerpoint

2021 NSGP Webinar

HSU Contact Information

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

VIC Contact Information

Vermont Intelligence Center
dps.vic@list.vermont.gov