2021 State Homeland Security Grant Program

Gov. Andy Beshear and the Kentucky Office of Homeland Security are pleased to announce recipients of the 2021 DHS/FEMA State Homeland Security Grant Program (SHSGP)​. Click link below to view a list of 2021 grant awardees:
2021 HSGP Project Awards

KOHS is no longer accepting applications for the FY 2021 DHS/FEMA State Homeland Security Grant Program (SHSGP). The application window closed on April 23, 2021.

To access the 2021 SHSGP application portal click here: Application Portal​

FY 2021 FEMA – Homeland Security Grant Program – Notice of Funding Opportunity:
2021 Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP)
The Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is pleased to announce availability of funds through the Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP) for 2021. The NSGP provides funding for physical security enhancements and other security-related activities to nonprofit organizations that are at high risk of terrorist attack due to their ideology, beliefs, or mission. Application dealine: close of business on Friday, April 16, 2021.

For detailed information on how to apply for a NSGP grant, see: 2021 NSGP Applicant Walkthrough.pdf2021 NSGP Applicant Walkthrough

Application process materials (Right-click the link and choose "Save link as" to choose where to download the file):

Note: ​Please ensure you have the most recent version of Adobe Reader installed. This can be downloaded from the Adobe website​ 


Listed below are items that will help you with completing your application:

​If you are seeking funding under the Law Enforcement Protection Program, including: body armor, duty weapons, ammunition, electronic-control devices, electronic-control weapons or electronic-muscular disruption technology, and body-worn cameras click here​

State Historical Preservation Office

The Kentucky Heritage Council's Site Protection Program coordinates the federally mandated protection of historic properties listed in or eligible for the National Register of Historic Places, as well as the professional archaeology component for the agency.

Site Protect

Kentucky State Clearinghouse

The Kentucky State Clearinghouse has been designated as the state Single Point of Contact and is charged with providing state and local input to the appropriate federal agency.

Kentucky State Clearinghouse

Kentucky Wireless Interoperability Executive Committee (KWIEC)

The Kentucky Wireless Interoperability Executive Committee (KWIEC) was created to address communications interoperability, a homeland security issue, which is critical to the ability of public safety first responders to communicate with each other by radio. The committee advises and makes recommendations regarding strategic wireless initiatives to achieve public safety voice and data communications interoperability.

Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program

A program of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, grants are awarded to fire departments to enhance their ability to protect the public and fire service personnel from fire and related hazards.

Assistance to Firefighters Grants

Fire Prevention and Safety Grants​​​​​​​