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FEMA Releases FY 2014 Continuing Training Grant funding totaling $11 million to increase preparedness

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The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced the FY 2014 Continuing Training Grant (CTG) program funding opportunity totaling $11 million. The CTG helps strengthen national preparedness and provides specialized training to assist first responders, homeland security/emergency management officials, and citizens to prepare them for all types of disasters. The CTC program grants will be awarded to state and local (including rural) communities, tribes, non-profit national associations and organizations, and non-profit higher education institutions. 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. The FY 2014 CTG program focuses on the following six areas: Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction, Cybersecurity, Countering Violent Extremism, Maturing Public-Private Partnerships, Medical Readiness/Immediate Victim Care at Mass Casualty Events, and Rural Training. Applications for the program are available at www.grants.gov. Applications must be completed and submitted through FEMA's Non-Disaster Grants system located at http://portal.fema.gov by July 16, 2014. more


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