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

  • Preparedness Grants - FEMA provides emergency preparedness funding to Washington state for tribal, state and local governments to sustain and enhance the capacity of emergency practitioners to prevent, mitigate, respond to, and recover from all-hazard or terrorist events.

  • 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. 

  • E911 NG911 Grant Program –  E911 Grant funds will be offered to local Indian Tribes and local Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs).  This grant is anticipated to open in summer of 2018.