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Current Grant Programs

The State of Hawaii continues to receive Homeland Security grant funding which supports prevention, protection, response, recovery and mitigation in the areas of planning, equipment, training and exercises throughout the state and county jurisdictions.

For the federal fiscal year 2023, the Office of Homeland Security has been awarded the following amounts for disbursement within the state:

  • State Homesland Security Program (SHSP): $4,847,500
  • Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI): $1,500,000
  • Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP): $473,684
  • State & Local Cybersecurity Grant Program (SLCGP): $4,567,336
  • New! Project Safe Neighborhood (PSN): $99,671

State Homeland Security Program (SHSP)

The SHSP plays an important role in the implementation of the National Preparedness System by supporting the building, sustainment, and delivery of core capabilities essential to achieving the National Preparedness Goal of a secure and resilient nation.

Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI)

The UASI program assists high-threat, high-density urban areas in efforts to build and sustain the capabilities necessary to prevent, protect against, mitigate, respond to, and recover from acts of terrorism.

Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP)

Provides funding support for target hardening and other physical security enhancements to nonprofit organizations such as religious institutions, colleges, etc. Beginning with 2018, multiple funding allocations have been appropriated for nonprofit organizations located inside or outside Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI) designated urban areas. As in previous fiscal years, the NSGP is a competitive grant program. The NSGP promotes emergency preparedness coordination and collaboration activities, however, awards are allocated for security preparations only. The grant is highly restrictive and the use of the funds. For additional information, please contact the Office of Homeland Security.

Port Security Grant Program (PSGP)

The PSGP provides funds for transportation infrastructure security activities to implement Area Maritime Transportation Security Plans and facility security plans among port authorities, facility operators, and State and local government agencies required to provide port security services.

State and Local Cybersecurity Grant Program (SLCGP)

The State and Local Cybersecurity Grant Program (SLCGP) provides funding to eligible state, local, and territorial (SLT) governments to manage and reduce systemic cyber risk, thus improving the security of critical infrastructure and improving the resilience of the services SLT governments provide their community.

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