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CA State Nonprofit Security Grant Program (CSNSGP) (California)

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    Funder Type

    State Government

    IT Classification

    B - Readily funds technology as part of an award


    California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES)


    The purpose of the CSNSGP is to provide funding support for target hardening and other physical security enhancements to nonprofit organizations that are at high risk for violent attacks and hate crimes due to ideology, beliefs, or mission.

    Allowable categories of cost under the CSNSGP are Planning, Equipment, Training, Construction/Renovation, and Contracted Security. The following is a brief description of examples of costs associated with each of these categories:

    Planning Funding may be used for security or emergency planning expenses, continuity of operations plan, and other planning activities, including the materials required to conduct planning activities. Planning must be related to the protection of the facility and the people within the facility and should include those with access and functional needs, as well as those with limited English proficiency. Examples of planning activities allowable under this program include:

    • Development and enhancement of security plans and protocols;
    • Emergency contingency plans; and
      • Evacuation/Shelter-in-place plans.

    Equipment Allowable costs are focused on target hardening and physical security enhancements. Funding can be used for the acquisition and installation of security equipment on real property (including buildings and improvements) owned or leased by the nonprofit organization, specifically in the prevention of and/or protection against the risk of a terrorist attack. Examples of equipment allowable under this Program include:

    • Physical security enhancement equipment, including, but not limited to reinforced doors and gates, and high-intensity lighting and alarms;
    • Inspection and screening systems, and access control;
    • Any other security enhancement consistent with the purpose of the CSNSGP.

    Training Training activities using CSNSGP funding must address a specific threat and/or vulnerability, as identified in the Application. Examples of training costs allowable under this Program include:

    • Attendance fees for the training; and
    • Related expenses such as materials, supplies, and/or equipment.

    Construction or Renovation Construction or Renovation activities should be done in support of the target hardening activities and is limited to 15 percent of the total grant. (Equipment installation is not considered construction or renovation). All Construction or Renovation activities must comply with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.

    Contracted Security The Applicant must be able to sustain this capability in future years without CSNSGP funding. CSNSGP funds may not be used to purchase equipment for contracted security. Funding for contracted security cannot exceed 50 percent of the amount requested.

    Management and Administration (M&A) Applicants that receive a subaward under this Program may use and expend up to five percent of their funds for M&A activities.


    History of Funding

    2020 allocations can be viewed at: https://www.caloes.ca.gov/GrantsManagementSite/Documents/Grants%20Summary%20Report%20Oct%20-%20Dec%202020.pdf

    Additional Information

    Grant funds are intended to supplement existing fiscal resources and are not guaranteed long-term sustainability solutions. Projects funded under this grant opportunity are expected to be reasonably sustained after the end of the period of performance without the expectation to receive future grant funds.


    Infrastructure Protection Grants Unit

    Infrastructure Protection Grants Unit
    3650 Schriever Avenue
    Mather, CA 95655-4203
    (916) 845-8410

  • Eligibility Details

    Eligible applicants are California nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations.

    Deadline Details

    Applications are to be submitted by October 28,2022. A similar deadline is anticipated annually.

    Award Details

    $47,500,000 is available in funding. Maximum award is $200,000. Period of performance is January 1, 2023 – December 31, 2024. Cost sharing/matching is not required.

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