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Local Public Safety Agencies Can Apply For Indiana Homeland Security Foundation Grants
Updated February 17, 2016 6:47 AM
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(INDIANAPOLIS) - The application period for Indiana Homeland Security Foundation grant is now open and will close on March 18, 2016.

Any Indiana public safety agency, department or organizations interested in applying must complete a notice of intent and the application by the deadline. Both are very brief forms.

To request a notice of intent template, contact the Indiana Department of Homeland Security Grants Management Section at grants@dhs.in.gov.

The Indiana Homeland Security Foundation funds public safety projects at the local level. Eligible applicants include various public safety organizations, such as emergency management agencies, fire departments, law enforcement or emergency medical services. Organizations may apply for grants of up to $4,000.

Submissions should address the safety of Indiana citizens and align with the Indiana Department of Homeland Security's local and district goals. Submissions should also focus on one or more of the following state-identified priority areas:

  • Life-saving activities
  • Day-to-day operational requirements
  • Improvements to existing capabilities
In 2015, more than $370,000 was awarded through the Indiana Homeland Security Foundation. Awards were given to 101 departments and agencies in 61 counties.

For more information on the Indiana Homeland Security Foundation Grant Program, visit http://www.in.gov/dhs/2511.htm.



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