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Nonprofit Security Grant Program

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Application Period Open Until April 25

The FY2023 NSGP application period is open. Application documents must be completed and submitted to by 5 p.m. EDT April 25. Find complete application information under Application (Notice of Funding Opportunity) below.

FEMA Technical Assistance Webinar Series

FEMA is hosting webinars about the FY2023 Nonprofit Security Grant Program for all nonprofits interested in learning more about the program's priorities, eligibility and application process. View the FEMA NSGP webpage for the basics, including a quick start guide. The webinar schedule is below:

About the Nonprofit Security Grant Program

The Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP) is a competitive grant program intended to provide federal funding for physical security enhancements and other security-related activities to nonprofit organizations that are at risk of a terrorist attack. The NSGP seeks to integrate the preparedness activities of nonprofit organizations with broader state and local preparedness efforts.

Application (Notice of Funding Opportunity)


An eligible nonprofit organization that may apply for the NSGP-S or NSGP-UA grant under the FY 2022 NSGP notice of funding opportunity is:

  • Described under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (IRC) and exempt from tax under section 501(a) of such code; and
  • Able to demonstrate, through the application, that the organization is at high risk of a terrorist attack.
  • NSGP-S: Nonprofit organization must be located outside of Marion and Hamilton counties.
  • NSGP-UA: Nonprofit organization must be located within Marion and Hamilton counties.

To apply for federal funding opportunities, a Unique Entity Identifier (UEI) number, as well as a current status in the System for Award Management (SAM) is required. It may take four weeks or more after submission for the registration to become active in SAM and an additional 24 hours for to recognize the information. This can be done online at

Be aware that all entities renewing or updating their SAM registration at are required to submit an original signed, notarized letter confirming the authorized entity administrator associated with the Unique Entity Identifier (UEI) number before the registration is activated.

Have questions? See the Grants Frequently Asked Questions page for initial help before submitting a support ticket.