VDEM Announces Nonprofit Security Grant Program Recipients

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Published: October 26, 2023

RICHMOND – The Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM) announces a total of more than $5.1 million in fiscal year 2023 federal funds for the Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP). The NSGP State portion is funded at $3.2 million and the NSGP-Urban Area Hampton Roads portion is funded at $1.6 million. This NSGP award amount represents a 73% increase in funding over last fiscal year.

The NGSP provides funding support for target hardening and other physical security enhancements and activities to eligible nonprofit organizations. VDEM received 90 project applications for both statewide and Hampton Roads projects with requests totaling just over $15 million. The competitive applications are reviewed by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and they determine the awarded projects.

NSGP - State Awards

Beth Sholom Temple
Bethany Place Baptist Church
Boys and Girls Club of the Mountain Empire (Admin Bldg)
Boys and Girls Club of the Mountain Empire (Club Bldg)
Boys and Girls Club of the Mountain Empire (Teen Center)
Carilion Medical Center
Compassion Church - Axton
Compassion Church of the Nazarene
Congregation Beth Israel
Congregation Or Ami
First Presbyterian Church of Lynchburg, Inc.
Highland School Educational Foundation, LLC
Hope Center Ministries, Inc.
Hope Point Church (Newby's Bridge)
Hope Point Church (City View)
Ironbridge Baptist Church
JMJews Chabad
Masjid An Nur Roanoke
Regester Chapel United Methodist Church
Rescue Mission of Roanoke, Inc. (Family Shelter)
Rescue Mission of Roanoke, Inc. (Main Bldg)
Richmond Christian School
St. Anne Catholic School
St Paul's Episcopal School
The Bridge Community Assembly of God Church
West End Islamic Center, Inc.
Westover Baptist Church
Winfree Memorial Baptist Church

NSGP-Urban Area Hampton Roads Awardees

Chabad Lubavitch of Tidewater
Crosswalk Community Church (John Tyler Hwy)
Crosswalk Community Church (Richmond Rd)
First Calvary Baptist Church
Gateway Free Will Baptist Church
Strelitz International Academy
Temple Sinai
The Way, the Truth, and the Life Church
United Jewish Community of the Virginia Peninsula
Vineyard Church
Water's Edge Church (Newport News)
Water's Edge Church (Yorktown)


For more information, please contact us at PIO@vdem.virginia.gov

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