Issue Brief 15-09
April 6, 2015
On April 2, 2015, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released its fiscal year (FY) 2015 preparedness funding opportunity announcement for the following programs:

• State Homeland Security Grant Program (SHSGP)
• Urban Areas Security Initiative (UASI)
• Operation Stonegarden
• Emergency Management Performance Grants (EMPG)
• Tribal Homeland Security Grant Program (THSGP)
• Nonprofit Security Grant Program
• Intercity Passenger Rail Program (Amtrak)
• Intercity Bus Security Grant Program (IBSGP)
• Port Security Grant Program (PSGP)
• Transit Security Grant Program (TSGP)
Fifty-state allocations were released for two programs: SHSGP and EMPG. Local allocations were released for UASI. FY 2015 funding levels for the programs listed above total $1.6 billion, an increase of $654,000 from FY 2014. FEMA extended the performance period for all FY 2015 non-disaster grant programs (except EMPG) from 24 months to 36 months.
**Updated 7-28-2015**
Final FY 2015 allocations published by FEMA match figures reported in this Issue Brief.