2021-22 California State Nonprofit Security Grant Program (CSNSGP) RFP

Portal ID:
7153
Status:
Closed
Opportunity Type:
  • Grant
Last Updated:
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Details

Purpose:

The purpose of the CSNSGP is to provide funding support for target hardening and other physical security enhancements to nonprofit organizations that are at high risk for violent attacks and hate crimes due to ideology, beliefs, or mission.

Description:

The Fiscal Year (FY) 2021-22 California Budget allocated $50,000,000 for the CSNSGP. This is a competitive Program; therefore, scoring criteria have been established and funding will be awarded to the top-scoring applications until all allocated funding is awarded. Applications will be recommended for funding based on the threat, vulnerability, and consequence faced by a specific facility/location. It is recommended that Applicants contact their Regional Terrorism Threat Assessment Center, for verifiable threat information. Applicants are not guaranteed funding.

The purpose of the CSNSGP is to provide funding support for physical security enhancements and other security-related activities to nonprofit organizations that are at high risk for violent attacks and hate crimes due to ideology, beliefs, or mission. The CSNSGP seeks to integrate the preparedness activities of nonprofit organizations with broader state and local preparedness efforts. The CSNSGP also promotes emergency preparedness coordination and collaboration activities between public and private community representatives as well as state and local government agencies.

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible Applicants:

  • Nonprofit

Restricted to California nonprofit organizations that are 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. Organizations such as churches, mosques, and synagogues do not need to apply for and receive recognition of exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the IRC. Such organizations are automatically exempt if they meet the requirements of Section 501(c)(3).

Important Dates

Application deadline The date (and time, where applicable) by which all applications must be submitted to the grantor.
Expected award announcement The date on which the grantor expects to announce the recipient(s) of the grant.
01/01/2022
Period of performance The length of time during which the grant money must be utilized.
01/01/22 - 12/31/23

Funding Details

Total estimated available funding The total projected dollar amount of the grant.
$47,500,000
Expected number of awards A single grant opportunity may represent one or many awards. Some grantors may know in advance the exact number of awards to be given. Others may indicate a range. Some may wish to and wait until the application period closes before determining how many awards to offer; in this case, a value of “Dependent” will display.
Dependent
Estimated amount per award Grant opportunities representing multiple awards may offer awards in the same amount or in varied amounts. Some may wish to wait until the application period closes before determining per-award amounts; in this case, a value of “Dependent” will display.
$0 – $200,000
Letter of Intent Required? Certain grants require that the recipient(s) provide a letter of intent.
No
Requires Matched Funding? Certain grants require that the recipient(s) be able to fully or partially match the grant award amount with another funding source.
No
Funding Source: The funding source allocated to fund the grant. It may be either State or Federal (or a combination of both), and be tied to a specific piece of legislation, a proposition, or a bond number.
  • State

Funding Source Notes:

Proposals will be considered by Cal OES for eligibility based on the evaluation criteria identified in Part III. Allowable categories of cost under the CSNSGP are Planning, Equipment, Training, Construction/Renovation, and Contracted Security. The following is a brief description of examples of costs associated with each of these categories:

Planning

Equipment

Training

Construction or Renovation

Contracted Security

Management and Administration (M&A)

Funding Method: The manner in which the grant funding will be delivered to the awardee. Funding methods include reimbursements (where the recipient spends out-of-pocket and is reimbursed by the grantor) and advances (where the recipient spends received grant funds directly).
  • Advances & Reimbursement(s)

How to Apply

State agencies/departments recommend you read the full grant guidelines before applying.

Resources

For questions about this grant, contact:
Huy Tram, 1-916-845-8649, Huy.Tram@caloes.ca.gov