Tag Archives: FEMA

Sneak Preview: FEMA Looks To Boost Port Program Effectiveness

(The following was excerpted from an article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) In response to Government Accountability Office recommendations, Federal Emergency Management Agency officials are developing measures to help agency staff monitor grants awarded through the Port Security Grant…

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Sneak Preview: Agencies Plan To Ramp Up PSIC Program Monitoring

(The following is excerpted from the January issue of the Single Audit Information Service.) To reduce monitoring weaknesses in the Public Safety Interoperable Communications (PSIC) program, two federal agencies plan to clarify the program’s requirements and better track grantees’ progress…

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AFG Application Deadline Extended Until 9/16

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has extended the application deadline for its Assistance to Firefighters grants to September 16 at 5 p.m.  FEMA issued the one-week extension to allow potential applicants to maintain their focus on any response and recovery…

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E is for Emergency

First of all, I hope that you’re safe and dry, wherever you are.  Second, speaking from personal experience, never take a Caribbean island vacation during hurricane season.  Third, if you ever have a Plan B that includes a spontaneous road…

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FEMA Holds Training Seminars for Potential Fire Grant Applicants

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is holding a series of seminars across the country throughout June and July to provide prospective applicants for its ever-popular “fire grants” with tips on those grant programs for fiscal year 2011.

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Five Alarm Alert: Fire Grants Program Moves to New Website

Spring cleaning has begun, and it’s starting at the virtual firehouse first.  This Friday the website for firefighter grants will move to a new online home. Starting April 1, the Assistance to Firefighters Grants Program will be at www.fema.gov/firegrants.

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