Conference Call for State SAA, Local, Territorial, Non-Profit Partners Regarding the FY19 Preparedness Grants Rollout

Good afternoon, please find attached information on a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) conference call on the fiscal year (FY) FY 2019 Homeland Security Preparedness Grants. The call, which is intended for State Administrative Agency Partners to discuss the grant program rollout, answer questions and provide additional information as needed pertaining to the last week’s grant announcement.

WEBINAR INVITATION

Conference Call for State SAA, Local, Territorial, Non-Profit

Partners Regarding the FY19 Preparedness Grants Rollout

April 15, 2019

On Friday April 12, 2019, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Acting Secretary (DHS), Kevin McAleenan, announced the release of Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Notice of Funding Opportunity for eight DHS preparedness grant programs totaling more than $1.7 billion. On Wednesday, April 17, 2019, DHS’s, Office of Partnership and Engagement, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA), Grant Programs Directorate, will host a conference call with State Administrative Agency Partners to discuss the grant program rollout, answer questions and provide additional information as needed.  The dial-in information and the specific audience for the call are indicated below:

CONFERENCE CALL FOR STATE ADMINISTRATIVE AGENCIES AND , Local, Territorial, Non-Profit Partners

*          Title:               FY 2019 Homeland Security Preparedness Grants Rollout

*          Date:               Wednesday, April 17, 2019

*          Time:              2:00 PM (EDT)

*          Call-In #:        877-414-2195

Adobe Connect Link SAA: https://fema.connectsolutions.com/prepgrantrollout19/

DUE TO THE NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS ANTICIPATED, WE ASK THAT ALL PARTICIPANTS START DIALING IN 15 MINUTES BEFORE THE START OF THE CALL. PLEASE IDENTIFY YOURSELF, TITLE AND THE AGENCY YOU ARE REPRESENTING TO THE OPERATOR WHEN YOU CALL IN.

The grant programs provide funding to state, local, tribal, and territorial governments, as well as transportation authorities, nonprofit organizations, and the private sector, to improve the nation’s readiness in preventing, protecting against, responding to, recovering from and mitigating terrorist attacks, major disasters and other emergencies. The grants reflect the Department’s focus on funding for programs that address our nation’s immediate security needs and ensure public safety in our communities.

If you have any questions, please contact FEMA’s Intergovernmental Affairs Division at (202) 646-3444 or at FEMA-IGA@fema.dhs.gov.