NG911 Grant Program

The Next Generation 911 Grant Program was developed to help drive the 911 community’s transition to NG911 and is jointly administered by the Department of Transportation - DOT National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Department of Commerce (DOC) National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) proposes to provide funding to Washington state for tribal and state Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs). More than $2.8 million in federal funds were awarded to the state of Washington in August 2019.

The funding was to advance implementation of the Next Generation 911 and improve the technology and operation of the nation’s 911 system. Two state projects and 10 local projects were selected to receive federal funds. See summary for details (PDF).  The grant was closed June 2022.  The final performance report is available here