Active Homeland Security Grants

FY 2016 State Homeland Security Grant

Award from State to Tulare County:  TBD

Award Amount to Tulare County: $546,478

Subrecipient Performance Period Ends: March 31, 2019 (3 Years)

Refer to the Grants page for more information on the SHSGP funding cycle.  The next project proposal period, for the FY 2017 grant, will be announced in October, 2016.  The project proposal period is typically 3-4 weeks.

The FY 2016 project proposal materials will remain posted throughout the year for reference purposes.  While the grant program changes slightly from year to year, the format and process remains largely the same.  Sub-Recipients wishing to familiarize themselves with the materials or get a "head start" on preparing an FY 2017 SHSGP project proposal are encouraged to review the following materials.

Please refer to the Cal OES Grant Management Memos page for guidances and allocations. Financial Management Forms Workbooks are maintained by Cal OES' Grants Processing Section's webpage.

FY 2016 Application Materials

Additional Resources

  • Authorized Equipment List (AEL) - SHSGP Eligible Items
    Only equipment appearing on the Authorized Equipment List (AEL) is eligible for purchase with FEMA/DHS grant funds.  Eligibility for specific grant programs is also listed for each item.  Use the link above to download a filtered AEL spreadsheet, or go to the online DHS Authorized Equipment List.
  • FY 2016 SHSGP SAFECOM Guidance
    Please refer to this guidance for interoperable and operable communication projects.
  • NIMS Resource Type
    Use the Resource Typing Library Tool to reference resources attributed to equipment purchases.
  • Training
    All approved training courses can be found at www.firstrespondertraining.gov. Any training requests for unapproved courses will require an additional approval and review process and may not be eligible.  Submit course descriptions with your application for any unapproved course.
  • Exercises
    All exercises conducted with SHSGP funds must be HSEEP compliant.  EHP Reviews must be completed for any Operations-Based exercises (does not apply to Discussion-Based).
  • Sole Source Procurement Form

FY 2015 State Homeland Security Grant

Award from State to Tulare County:  September 1, 2015

Award Amount to Tulare County: $542,933

Subrecipient Performance Period Ends: March 31, 2018 (3 Years)

Refer to the Grants page for more information on the SHSGP funding cycle.  The next application period, for the FY 2016 grant, will be announced in June, 2016.  The application window is typically 3-4 weeks.

The FY 2015 application materials will remain posted throughout the year for reference purposes.  While the application changes slightly from year to year, the format and process remains largely the same.  Applicants wishing to familiarize themselves with the materials or get a "head start" on preparing an FY 2016 application process are encouraged to review the following materials.

Please refer to the Cal OES Grant Management Memos page for guidances and allocations. Financial Management Forms Workbooks are maintained by Cal OES' Grants Processing Section's webpage.

FY 2015 Application Materials

Additional Resources

  • Authorized Equipment List (AEL) - SHSGP Eligible Items
    Only equipment appearing on the Authorized Equipment List (AEL) is eligible for purchase with FEMA/DHS grant funds.  Eligibility for specific grant programs is also listed for each item.  Use the link above to download a filtered AEL spreadsheet, or go to the online DHS Authorized Equipment List.
  • FY 2015 SHSGP SAFECOM Guidance
    Please refer to this guidance for interoperable and operable communication projects.
  • NIMS Resource Type
    Use the Resource Typing Library Tool to reference resources attributed to equipment purchases.
  • Training
    All approved training courses can be found at www.firstrespondertraining.gov. Any training requests for unapproved courses will require an additional approval and review process and may not be eligible.  Submit course descriptions with your application for any unapproved course.
  • Exercises
    All exercises conducted with SHSGP funds must be HSEEP compliant.  EHP Reviews must be completed for any Operations-Based exercises (does not apply to Discussion-Based).
  • Sole Source Procurement Form