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Regional Communications Grant Program

The State of Vermont is seeking specific projects that address the development and implementation of Regional Dispatch/Communications Centers. Currently, the Department of Public Safety has the responsibility of providing dispatch services to a great number of emergency responders throughout the state. However, this model is not sustainable and long-envisioned regional solutions are the best way to ensure a resilient communications infrastructure with workforce being drawn from throughout the State. For this reason, limited funding will be available to support the creation of new regional dispatch centers or broaden the capacity and capability of existing dispatch centers. This will enable an approach that balances workloads in regions throughout the State. 

Interested entities are encouraged to view the Request for Proposal's in the dropdown menu below. Applications with accompanying materials are due to DPS.HSU@vermont.gov no later than 5:00 p.m. EST on September 2nd, 2022. 

For questions regarding grant submissions including questions about the grant application, supplemental materials, or any issues downloading materials please contact DPS.HSU@vermont.gov.


For questions regarding regional communications projects including questions regarding allowability, implementation, and general eligibility please contact Mandy Wooster, Department of Public Safety, at Mandy.Wooster@vermont.gov.