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Non-profit Security Grant Program (NSGP) Announced

A federally-funded program managed by Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency

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The purpose of the Non-Profit Security Grant Program (NSGP) is to provide funding support for physical security enhancements and other security related activities to nonprofit organizations that are at high risk of a terrorist attack. NSGP seeks to integrate the preparedness activities of nonprofit organizations with broader state and local preparedness efforts.

To be eligible for the NSGP grant, applicants must:
•Be registered/recognized as a 501(c)(3)organization as described in the Internal Revenue Code of 1986.
•Be a Church, Mosque or Synagogue exempt from501(c)(3)
•Be physically located within the state of Pennsylvania.
•Be at a high risk of a terrorist attack.

Non-profit organizations may only apply for the grant through the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA). Once the Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2020 Notice of Funding Opportunity is released from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the 2020 application, instructions and deadline along with other necessary information will be posted on PEMA website at

In-person and Web-based application workshops are scheduled in Pittsburgh, Philadelphia from February through March 2020. Please monitor the website to register for the NSGP upcoming events.

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