FEMA Releases Fiscal Year 2013 Continuing Training Grant funding totaling more than $7.8 Million to increase preparedness
The Federal Emergency Management Agency on July 24 released the FY 2013 Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) for the Continuing Training Grant (CTG) program totaling more than $7.8 million. The CTG will help strengthen national preparedness and provide specialized training to help first responders, homeland security/emergency management officials, and citizens to prepare them for all types of disasters. CTG program grants will be awarded to state, local (including rural communities), and tribal entities; nonprofit national associations and organizations; nonprofit higher education institutions; and nonprofits. Nonprofits can include community and faith-based organizations or entities with existing programs that develop high priority national homeland security training needs. Multi-state and multi-jurisdictional applicants are strongly encouraged to collaborate and apply with states and jurisdictions that have similar homeland security strategies and approaches. Applications and details about how to apply online for the FY 2013 CTG program FOA can be found at
. Applications must be completed by Aug. 16, 2013.
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