2021 OUTREACH SERIES INFORMATION AND INVITATION: Port Security Grant Program (PSGP)
Outreach Series for PSGP Applicants and Stakeholders
The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Grant Programs Directorate invites all potential PSGP applicants, all U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Captains of the Ports (COTPs) and Port Security Specialists (PSSs), and all PSGP partners to participate in one of the upcoming outreach calls regarding the fiscal year (FY) 2021 PSGP.
The FY 2021 PSGP will provide $100 million in funding support to eligible entities for security related activities to prevent, protect against, respond to, and recover from terrorist attacks. Eligible applicants include but are not limited to port authorities, facility operators, and state and local government agencies. All entities that are subject to an Area Maritime Security Plan, as defined by 46 U.S.C. § 70103(b), may apply for PSGP funding.
Additional program information is located at Preparedness Grants | FEMA.gov. Each outreach call will present similar content, including but not limited to: FY 2021 PSGP overview; changes/highlights; application process; program priorities; project evaluation process; and best practices and helpful hints for submitting successful applications. Additionally, FEMA will provide online informational resource links to program documents, environmental and historic preservation requirements, and physical safety/security tools.
Finally, there will be a question and answer session during each outreach call.
Draft Agenda: ▪
Welcome ▪ Introductions ▪ FEMA Grant Programs Directorate - Overview of the PSGP
o Program Overview and Highlights
o Key Changes o Program Priorities and Allowable Costs
o Application Process and Requirements
o Resources o Project Evaluation Process
o Best Practices and Helpful Hints
▪ Questions and Answers
Please see the complete outreach call schedule be;ow:
FEMA will host a total of three PSGP outreach calls throughout the application period. Each call should last no more than 90 minutes.
The information for each is as follows:
• Date: Thursday March 4, 2021 • Time: 2 p.m. ET • Zoom Meeting ID: 160 569 7687 • Zoom Webinar Link: https://fema.zoomgov.com/j/1605697687 • Zoom Webinar Passcode (Audio and Video): 315995 • Zoom Phone Number (Audio only): o East Coast Toll-Free: 1-646-828-7666 o West Coast Toll-Free: 1-669-254-5252 •
Date: Thursday March 11, 2021 • Time: 2 p.m. ET • Zoom Meeting ID: 161 177 1007 • Zoom Webinar Link: https://fema.zoomgov.com/j/1611771007 • Zoom Webinar Passcode (Audio and Video): 530405 • Zoom Phone Number (Audio only): o East Coast Toll-Free: 1-646-828-7666 o West Coast Toll-Free: 1-669-254-5252
• Date: Thursday March 18, 2021 • Time: 10 a.m. ET • Zoom Meeting ID: 161 963 9414 • Zoom Webinar Link: https://fema.zoomgov.com/j/1619639414 • Zoom Webinar Passcode (Audio and Video): 420930 • Zoom Phone Number (Audio only): o East Coast Toll-Free: 1-646-828-7666 o West Coast Toll-Free: 1-669-254-5252
IIf you are unable to join, or if the event is at capacity, please join the next offering.
For questions regarding these outreach calls, please contact FEMA’s Grant Programs Directorate Information Desk at 1-800-368-6498 or ASKCsid@fema.dhs.gov