DHS Announces Grant Allocation for Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 Preparedness Grants [August 23, 2013] [open pdf - 159KB]
On August 23, 2013, the Department of Homeland Security issued the following press release: "As part of the Department of Homeland Security's ongoing efforts to support state, local, tribal, and territorial partners, Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano today announced final allocations for seven FY 2013 DHS preparedness grant programs, including the Homeland Security Grant Program. These allocations total more than $1.5 billion to assist states, urban areas, tribal and territorial governments, non-profit agencies, and the private sector. Together with previous grant funding awarded since 2002, DHS has awarded over $38 billion to these partners. Preparedness grants strengthen our nation's ability to prevent, protect against, mitigate, respond to, and recover from terrorist attacks, major disasters, and other emergencies in support of the 'National Preparedness Goal' and the 'National Preparedness System'."
U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security: http://www.dhs.gov/