FY 2007 Public Safety Interoperable Communications Grant Program (PSIC)

The summary for the FY 2007 Public Safety Interoperable Communications Grant Program (PSIC) 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 2007 Public Safety Interoperable Communications Grant Program (PSIC): This is a modification to the synopsis entitled Public Safety Interoperable Communications Grant Program which was originally posted on July 19, 2007. You are notified that the following changes are made pursuant to Section 2201 of Pub. L. No. 110-53, which expanded the PSIC Grant Programs purpose by: (1) including planning and coordination as eligible costs; (2) explicitly permitting funds to be used for equipment and software; (3) allowing investments in other public safety communications spectrum bands; and (4) requiring the establishment and implementation of strategic technology reserve by public safety agencies. Accordingly, NTIA now amends the Notice of Availability of Funds as follows to include pre-positioning activities as a program and selection priority; to remove the restriction involving the 700 MHz frequency band; to amend the Funding Availability section to set aside $75 million to fund pre-positioning activities; and to exclude planning and coordination activities from the 20% cost share requirement. In addition, the new date upon which Statewide Interoperable Communications Plans and Investment Justifications must be submitted is December 3, 2007.
Federal Grant Title: FY 2007 Public Safety Interoperable Communications Grant Program (PSIC)
Federal Agency Name: Preparedness OG T
Grant Categories: Other
Type of Opportunity: Mandatory
Funding Opportunity Number: DHS-07-OGT-025-1673
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 11.555
CFDA Descriptions: Public Safety and Interoperable Communications
Current Application Deadline: No deadline provided
Original Application Deadline: Aug 22, 2007
Posted Date: Jul 19, 2007
Creation Date: Aug 22, 2007
Archive Date: Sep 21, 2007
Total Program Funding: $968,385,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award:
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards: 56
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Category Explanation
Interoperable Communications
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
State governments
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Information not provided
Grant Announcement Contact
Centralized Scheduling and Information Desk (CSID)
Department of Homeland Security,
Federal Emergency Management Agency,
National Preparedness Directorate
Phone: (800)368-6498
Email: askcsid@dhs.gov
Fax: (202)786-9920
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