Preparedness Grant Programs and Incentives

Which grant programs have been successful in building preparedness capabilities? Which programs can be improved? How can we effectively balance local emergency management needs with national mandates for security and resiliency?

Preparedness Grant Programs and Incentives

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Elderly Preparedness Training & Disaster Kits Grant

I would strongly suggest and support a grant program that would assist the elderly and special needs community with providing disaster preparedness training along with providing them with a disaster kit that suits their needs. This type of training can be conducted in their homes at their request and would help the local communities with identifying those who will require assistance during a disaster.

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Streamline applicaitons/management for smaller tribes

Smaller tribal governments (populations less than 5,000) are frustrated with the grant application and management process. Most of them do not have the infrastructure or management experience to successfully apply for, and continually manage many grants in this program. A streamlined grant application/reporting structure for these situations would be warranted. Steven Matles OHST, CHSP, CHEP Deputy Director Indian ...more »

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