Skip to main content

An Official Vermont Government Website

Vermont State Logo

State Homeland Security Program (SHSP)

The State Homeland Security Grant Program Request for Proposals (RFP's) is currently closed. 

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

If you have trouble downloading or accessing any of the below materials please contact

2019 State Homeland Security Grant Program Signature Page - November 2021 Release

Department of Public Safety Pre-Award Risk Assessment (link to Microsoft Form)

2021 Explanation of Application Requirements (still applicable 2019 Rerelease)

FEMA Authorized Equipment List (AEL) (At the link, you may find it helpful to download and utilize the Excel formatted AEL to locate your project AEL number)

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.)

DPS Financial Compliance Guide

DPS Affirmative Steps Job Aid

Property Records List

FEMA Core Capabilities Definitions

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

2021 SHSP Webinar