The summary for the FY 2007 Infrastructure Protection Program: Transit Security Grant Program: Ferry Security Supplemental Federal Grant is detailed below.
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Mar 06, 2007 Applicants are advised to carefully review the submission requirements contained in the Application Checklist within the FY 2007 Transit Security Grant Program: Ferry Security Supplemental Program Guidelines and Application Kit. Applications received after March 6, 2007, 11:59 p.m. EST will not be considered for funding.
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Mar 07, 2007
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Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Additional Information on Eligibility
The Governor of each State and Territory has designated an SAA to apply for and administer the funds under the FSGP. The SAA is the only agency eligible to apply for FSGP funds, and is also responsible for obligating FSGP funds to the appropriate individual ferry operation within sixty (60) days of the receipt of funds . See the FY 2007 Transit Security Grant Program: Ferry Security Supplemental Program Guidance and Application Kit for more information.
The Department identifies the following eight specific priorities as our highest priority selection criteria for the FY07 Ferry Security Grant Supplemental (FSGS):  Development and enhancement of capabilities to prevent, detect, respond to and recover from terrorist attacks employing improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and vehicle borne improvised explosive devices (VBIEDs).  Mitigation of other high consequence risks identified through individual ferry system risk assessments.  Use of canine teams at the embarkation and exit points of a system and onboard vessels.  Utilization of mobile technology for prevention and detection of explosives or other threats and hazards.  Development and enhancement of physical and perimeter security capabilities to deny inappropriate access around maintenance facilities, dry docks and piers.  Development of emergency response and preparedness capabilities in the event of a ferry being used as a weapon to inflict damage on critical infrastructure (e.g., to LNG terminals, piers or vital cargo shipping lanes). *Development and enhancement of training and awareness among ferry operators and employees. *Public awareness training. *Efforts in support of the national preparedness architecture.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
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Grant Announcement Contact
Centralized Scheduling and Information Desk (CSID) Department of Homeland Security Preparedness Directorate Office of Grants & Training 810 Seventh Street, NW Washington, DC 20531