DEMHS: Grant Program Information

Grant Program Information

The Homeland Security Grant Program

This federal funding enables states to prepare for, prevent, and respond to terrorist attacks and other major disasters. 


Emergency Management Performance Grant

This federal funding directly supports the emergency management community.  This critical assistance sustains and enhances state and local emergency management capabilities.

Transit Security Grant Program

Connecticut receives funding as part of a cooperative effort with New York and New Jersey.  This program provides funding for security and preparedness enhancements for designated transit systems.

Port Security Grant Program

These funds are intended to create a sustainable, risk-based effort for the protection of critical port infrastructure from terrorism, especially explosives and non-conventional threats that would cause major disruption to commerce and significant loss of life.


Nuclear Safety Emergency Program

This program provides funding for the Radiological Emergency Preparedness and Response Program.


Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP)

This program provides funding to reduce or prevent damage from natural disasters such as flooding and high winds.  HMGP funding is available following a presidentially declared disaster.


School Security Competitive Grant Program (SSCGP)

This program provides public and non-public schools with funding to imporve security infrastructure.

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