The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has released the 2013 State Homeland Security Grant Program guidance. The 2013 Grant Stakeholder meetings will focus on sustainment and need to be addressed through the State Homeland Security Grant Program.
Each locality is encouraged to send two or three representatives for the different preparedness needs of the locality (CBRNE, Citizen Awareness/Preparedness, Law Enforcement Terrorism Prevention Activities, Information Sharing/Dissemination, and Mass Care, Critical Infrastructure Protection, Training and Exercises, and Community Preparedness, and Interoperability/Communications).
Meeting Dates and Locations
All meetings will start at 9:30 am
Wednesday – July 24, 2013
Region 2 – Culpeper Area
Public Safety Communications Center EOC
15166 Richmond Road Culpeper, VA 22701
Thursday – July 25, 2013
Region 3 – Central Virginia
Buckingham County Agriculture Center Bldg.
Administration Lane Buckingham, VA 23921
Friday – July 26, 2013
Region 5 – Hampton Roads
Hampton Roads Planning District (HRPDC)
723 Woodlake Drive Chesapeake, VA 23320
Monday – July 29, 2013
Region 6 – Roanoke Area
Virginia Western College
Natural Seicnce Center
3094 Colonial Avenue
Roanoke, VA 24015
Tuesday July 30, 2013
Region 4 – Southwest
Academy for Staff Development West
140 Wright Street Marion, VA 24354
Wednesday July 31, 2013
Region 7 – Northern Virginia
Franconia Governmental Center
6121 Franconia Road Alexandria, VA 22310
Thursday, August 1, 2013
Region 1 – Richmond
Eanes-Pittman Safety Training Center
6610 Public Safety Way Chesterfield, VA 23832
Purpose of the Meeting
2013 Grants Management Updates
Review of Federal and State Priorities
Overview of 2013 Processes for Grant Application Development (new this year web form proposal)
Subject Matter Experts and Advisory Committees
Grants Management Office Updates
Summary and Next Steps
Meeting Resources & Supporting Documentation
- Grant Proposal Portal Submission Instructions (pptx – 605 kb)
- Project Proposal Process (pptx 2 MB)
- Word version of the Project Proposal Form (for planning purposes only)
- Stakeholders Presentation
- FY 2013 SHSP Application Timeline
Please submit your Project Proposals at https://vmasc-as02.vmasc.odu.edu/fmi/iwp/res/iwp_home.html
REMINDER: IF your project is Communications related, you must attach the Communications Addendum by selecting the upload file under certification.
Please refer to the Communications Grant Guidance for helpful instructions
Initiatives and Primary Subject Matter Experts for each FY2013 Investment submitted for approval to FEMA
Project Proposal submission period will open on July 22nd
Please email your grant questions to Sheronda.Johnson at Sheronda.firstname.lastname@example.org
Be ready. Be willing to help.
Virginia Disaster Relief Fund
How is the money distributed?
Fund proceeds will be distributed to local long-term recovery groups, members of the Virginia Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster and other non-profit and faith-based organizations as a grant.
Many of these groups work directly with individuals and families following a disaster.
How else can I donate?
The Virginia Disaster Relief Fund benefits projects that include: repair or rebuilding of underinsured dwellings, transportation assistance, replacing essential household items, helping renters establish new rental residence, temporary living expenses while recovering from loss, and more.
How can I donate?
If you want to help, send checks made payable to the Treasurer of Virginia with “Virginia Disaster Relief Fund” noted in the memo line to:
P.O. Box 1971
Richmond, VA 23218-1971