Skip to main content

Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP)

The FY2023 Nonprofit Security Grant Program is currently closed.


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.)

CISA: Mitigating Attacks on Houses of Worship Security Guide

Property Records List

FEMA Core Capabilities Definitions

DPS Financial Compliance Guide

DPS Affirmative Steps Job Aid

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

FEMA Guidance: Contract Provisions Guide: Navigating Appendix II to Part 200 - Contract Provisions for Non-Federal Entity (NFE) Contracts Under Federal Awards

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 NSGP Webinar