State Homeland Security Grant Program (SHSP)

The SHSP is a competitive, federally funded, FEMA grant program focused on enhancing the ability to prevent, protect against, respond to, and recover from terrorist attacks.

FY2023 SHSP Application Period:

June 1, 2023, to August 1, 2023

Applications are submitted through our online portal which can be accessed at: and are due by 5 pm on Tuesday, August 1, 2023.

Who is eligible to apply for this funding?

Local units of government, meaning:

  • A county, municipality, city, town, township, local public authority, school district, special district, intrastate district, council of governments (regardless of whether the council of governments is incorporated as a nonprofit corporation under State law), regional or interstate government entity, or agency or instrumentality of a local government;
  • An Indian tribe or authorized tribal organization, or in Alaska a Native village or Alaska Regional Native Corporation; and
  • A rural community, unincorporated town or village, or other public entity