|Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP)|
The purpose of the HSGP is to support state and local efforts to prevent terrorism and other catastrophic events and to prepare the nation for the threats and hazards that pose the greatest risk to the security of the United States. This grant has two separate funding streams, the State Homeland Security Program (SHSP) and the Urban Areas Security Initiative (UASI).
Preparedness and Response (PAR) Grant Program|
The PAR Grant Program helps enhance statewide emergency preparedness and response for state agencies, public universities, units of local government, and statewide mutual aid organizations.
|Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG) Program
The EMPG Program provides federal funds to states to assist state, local, territorial and tribal governments in preparing for all hazards. The federal government, through the EMPG Program, provides necessary direction, coordination, guidance and assistance to support a comprehensive all hazards emergency preparedness system.
Non-profit Security Grant Program (NSGP)|
The NSGP provides funding support for target hardening and other physical security enhancements for nonprofit organizations that are at high risk of a terrorist attack. NSGP seeks to integrate the preparedness activities of non-profit organizations with broader state and local preparedness efforts. There are two funding sources appropriated for non-profit organizations: Non-Profit Security Grant Program-State (NSGP-S) and Non-Profit Security Grant Program-Urban Area (NSGP-UA).
|Hazardous Materials Emergency Preparedness (HMEP) Grant Program
The purpose of the HMEP Grant Program is to increase state, territorial, tribal, and local effectiveness in safely and efficiently handling hazardous materials incidents; enhance implementation of the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act of 1986 (EPCRA); and encourage a comprehensive approach to emergency training and planning by incorporating the unique challenges of response to transportation situations.
September 11th License Plate Grant Program
The September 11th Fund was created by the Illinois General Assembly as a repository for license plate fees generated by the America Remembers license plate. The director of IEMA is authorized to utilize the funds to give grants to victims of terrorism and to local governments to cover the costs of training, equipment and other items related to public safety initiatives to prevent further acts of terrorism or to respond to acts of terrorism or other disasters or emergency situations in Illinois.
|National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP)
This program seeks to mitigate earthquake losses in the United States through basic and directed research and implementation activities in the fields of earthquake science and engineering.