The Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG) Program is one of the grant programs that constitute DHS/FEMA's focus on all-hazards emergency preparedness, including the evolving threats and risks associated with climate change. Among the goals noted in the DHS Strategic Plan, the EMPG Program supports the goal to Strengthen Preparedness and Resilience.
Allowable costs include:
More information can be found in Appendix H of the 2022 Preparedness Manual at: https://www.fema.gov/grants/preparedness/manual
New for FY 2022, states and territories are encouraged to identify whether and how each project included in their EMPG Program Work Plan addresses equity-related considerations or the impacts associated with climate change (as applicable). The reporting of this information will allow FEMA to better understand how states and territories are using EMPG Program funding to support equity and climate resilience.
In Colorado, the Colorado Department of Public Safety, Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (DHSEM) is responsible for coordinating state and federal resources to assist local government in response and relief activities in the event of an emergency or disaster.
The FY21 allocation to the state of Colorado was $6,376,806.
The Colorado Department of Public Safety is to submit an application to FEMA by .June 13, 2022. For information regarding local deadlines, contact your county or municipal emergency management coordinator. https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B2NwXjgkCPqieWlGN2NsZDVxdGx5R0s0VV9PeGNkOU1kcFE4/view?resourcekey=0-HC4qlG6qSyhu1KPGb8X9QQ
The FY22 allocation to the state of Colorado is $7,224,682. Grants are awarded directly to the State. Funds are then allocated to emergency management agencies and local jurisdictions. At least 80% of the funds awarded under EMPG must be obligated to local government units within 45 days of the acceptance of the grant award. Project period is 36 months. Cost sharing/matching of 50% is required.