Fiscal Year (FY) 2011 Transit Security Grant Program (TSGP)

The summary for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2011 Transit Security Grant Program (TSGP) Federal Grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data FederalGrants.com provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the Department of Homeland Security FEMA, which is the government agency that is offering this grant.
Federal Grant Title: Fiscal Year (FY) 2011 Transit Security Grant Program (TSGP)
Federal Agency Name: Department of Homeland Security FEMA
Grant Categories: Other
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: DHS-11-GPD-075-000-03
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 97.075
CFDA Descriptions: Rail and Transit Security Grant Program
Current Application Deadline: Jul 05, 2011
Original Application Deadline: Jul 05, 2011
Posted Date: May 19, 2011
Creation Date: May 19, 2011
Archive Date: Aug 04, 2011
Total Program Funding: $200,079,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award:
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards: 75
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Category Explanation
Homeland Security - Preparedness
Grant Description
The TSGP is one tool among a comprehensive set of measures authorized by Congress and implemented by the Administration to help strengthen the nation's critical infrastructure against risks associated with potential terrorist attacks. The TSGP is an important component of the Department's effort to enhance the security of the Nation's critical infrastructure. The program provides funds to owners and operators of transit systems (which include intra-city bus, commuter bus, freight rail, ferries, and all forms of passenger rail) to protect critical surface transportation infrastructure and the traveling public from acts of terrorism, major disasters, and other emergencies.
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
State governments - County governments - City or township governments - Special district governments
Link to Full Grant Announcement
http://www.fema.gov/government/grant/index.shtm
Grant Announcement Contact
Systems and Business Support Branch

GMD-Systems-Branch@fema.gov [GMD-Systems-Branch@fema.gov]
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