Non-Profit Security Grant Opportunity from NJ Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness (NJOHSP)

Non-Profit Security Grant Opportunity from NJ Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness (NJOHSP)

Washington, D.C. – February 18, 2016 – (RealEstateRama) — The Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP) provides funding to organizations, as described under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, at high risk of terrorist attacks and located within designated areas of New Jersey. Eligible 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations must utilize funding for the purchase and installation of security equipment on property owned or leased by the nonprofit organization. Equipment is limited to select items contained within categories 14 and 15 on FEMA’s Authorized Equipment List (AEL); they include CCTV, card access readers, blast film, lighting, fencing, and bollards.

Authorized Equipment List:  The Authorized Equipment List (AEL) is a list of approved equipment types allowed under FEMA’s preparedness grant programs. The intended audience of this tool is emergency managers, first responders, and other homeland security professionals. The list consists of 21 equipment categories divided into sub-categories, tertiary categories, and then individual equipment items. NOTE: There are no commercially available products listed; it only consists of equipment types.

Here is a link to the Authorized Equipment List (AEL) regarding eligible item categories (14 and 15): https://www.fema.gov/authorized-equipment-list

FROM NJOHSP:  A grant writing workshop is being offered by the New Jersey Office of Homeland security and Preparedness to non-profit organizations which are eligible to apply under the FY16 Non-profit Security Grant Program.  Eligible non-profits must be located within the following UASI/MSA region:  Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Hunterdon, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, Union, and Pike County, Pa.

The workshop is intended to give the applicants a better understanding of the process.  This will include how to complete the application, scoring, and the grant administration process.  The workshop will be held on Monday, February 22, from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm at the New Jersey Forensic Science Technology Center (Auditorium), 1200 Negron Dr., Hamilton, NJ 08691.

Space is limited and pre-registration submissions are required by registering through the following link: http://www.njhomelandsecurity.gov/calendar/grantworkshop.

Early pre-registration is encouraged and will be given to the first 180 registrants.  Completed registration forms for each participant must be submitted by Tuesday, February 16, 2016.  Once received, a confirmation email will be sent with a copy of the agenda and directions to the facility. Please, only one (or two) representative(s) per organization should attend, thank you. 

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