The Emergency Management Division coordinates a number of grants available to state and local jurisdictions, including:

  • Homeland Security Grants - These grants enhance the ability of Washington State’s tribes, counties, cities, governmental agencies and non-governmental organizations to prepare for, prevent, protect against, respond to and recover from terrorist attacks and other major disasters.

  • Hazard Mitigation Grants - These programs fund projects and hazard mitigation plans that reduce the effects of hazards and/or vulnerability to future disaster damage.

  • Disaster Assistance - Disaster Assistance grants enable local and state governments, special purpose districts, private nonprofit organizations, Indian tribes, and state citizens to recover from the immediate and long-term impacts of disasters.

  • Hazardous Materials Emergency Preparedness (HMEP) Grant - Grant funds will be passed through to tribal and local emergency management offices having functional and active LEPC's and TERC's. 

  • Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG) - The purpose of EMPG is to provide funding to enhance and sustain all-hazards emergency management.

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