FY 2006 Infrastructure Protection Program: Intercity Passenger Rail Security

The summary for the FY 2006 Infrastructure Protection Program: Intercity Passenger Rail Security 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 Preparedness OG T, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
FY 2006 Infrastructure Protection Program: Intercity Passenger Rail Security: As a component of the Infrastructure Protection Program (IPP), the FY 2006 IPRSGP seeks to assist Amtrak in obtaining the resources required to support the Goal and the associated National Priorities. Through its focus on regional planning, infrastructure protection, improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and other non-conventional methods of attack, as well as training and exercises, the FY 2006 IPRSGP directly addresses six of the seven National Priorities: 1) expanded regional collaboration; 2) implementing the National Incident Management System (NIMS) and National Response Plan (NRP); 3) implementing the National Infrastructure Protection Plan (NIPP); 4) strengthening information sharing and collaboration capabilities; 5) enhancing interoperable communications capabilities; and, 6) strengthening chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive (CBRNE) detection and response capabilities. In addition, the FY 2006 IPRSGP also supports strengthening emergency operations planning and citizen protection capabilities and assists in addressing security priorities specific to intercity passenger rail service.The FY 2006 IPRSGP provides financial assistance to Amtrak for the protection of critical infrastructure and emergency preparedness activities in the Northeast Corridor (service between Washington, DC and Boston, Massachusetts), at its hub in Chicago, Illinois, and for certain locations within its West Coast Service Area. Allowable costs comport with the FY 2006 Homeland Security Grant Program, and the expenditure of FY 2006 funding must directly support a risk-based Security and Emergency Preparedness Plan (SEPP) and must be coordinated with the Regional Transit Security Strategies (RTSS) in the National Capitol Region, Philadelphia, New York, Boston, Chicago, Seattle, Portland, Sacramento, Oakland, San Jose, Los Angeles and San Diego. To facilitate this coordination, Amtrak must provide a representative to the Regional Transit Security Working Groups (RTSWG) responsible for the RTSS in these areas. Amtrak must also provide written certification that each applicable State Administrative Agency (SAA) concurs that the required coordination with the RTSS has occurred.Note: Projects or initiatives that are eligible for funding under this announcement may or may not involve Geospatial (GIS) issues.
Federal Grant Title: FY 2006 Infrastructure Protection Program: Intercity Passenger Rail Security
Federal Agency Name: Preparedness OG T
Grant Categories: Other
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: DHS-06-OGT-075-1375
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 97.075
CFDA Descriptions: Rail and Transit Security Grant Program
Current Application Deadline: No deadline provided
Original Application Deadline: Aug 04, 2006 Applicants are advised to carefully
Posted Date: Jul 06, 2006
Creation Date: Jul 07, 2006
Archive Date: Aug 05, 2006
Total Program Funding: $7,242,855
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $7,242,855
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $7,242,855
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Category Explanation
Homeland Security - Preparedness
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Amtrak is the only entity eligible to apply for funding under this announcement.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Information not provided
Grant Announcement Contact
Centralized Scheduling and Information Desk (CSID)
Phone: 1-800-368-6498 askcsid@dhs.gov This email is for programmatic questions. For technical support please contact Grants.gov
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