Grant Program Targets Disaster Training

Source: EMR-ISAC

The Homeland Security National Training Program Continuing Training Grants provide funding to state, local, tribal, and territorial agencies, and nonprofit organizations for training of emergency responders. Training through this program will support core capabilities to achieve the National Preparedness Goal (NPG).

$11,000,000 is available for FY2014 to be used for training in the following areas:

  • Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction
  • Cybersecurity
  • Countering Violent Extremism
  • Maturing the Role of Private/Public Partnerships
  • Medial Readiness/Immediate Victim Care
  • Rural Training

More information about this grant program is available on the web site, including the full announcement, all application materials, and other details about the opportunity. The deadline to apply is July 23. This grant program is administered by the Department of Homeland Security.