Emergency Management Performance Grants
CSFA Number: 588-40-0450
Agency Name
Illinois Emergency Management Agency (588)
Agency Identification
588
Agency Contact
Nina Ricketts
217.557.4758
nina.ricketts@illinois.gov
Short Description
To support a comprehensive, all-hazard emergency preparedness system by building and sustaining the core capabilities contained in the National Preparedness Goal
Subject Area
Public Safety
Program Function
Disaster Prevention and Relief
Enabling Legislation
Section 662 of the Post Katrina Emergency Management Reform Act (6 U.S.C § 762) and the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, as amended (42 U.S.C. § 5121 et seq.), the Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act of 1977, as amended (Pub. L. No. 95-124) (42 U.S.C. §§ 7701 et seq.); and the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968, as amended (Pub. L. No. 90-448) (42 U.S.C. §§ 4001 et seq.).
Objectives and Goals
To support a comprehensive, all-hazard emergency preparedness system by building and sustaining the core capabilities contained in the National Preparedness Goal. Examples include: Completing the Threat and Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment (THIRA) process; Strengthening a state or community's emergency management governance structures; Updating and approving specific emergency plans; Designing and conducting exercises that enable whole community stakeholders to examine and validate core capabilities and the plans needed to deliver them to the targets identified through the THIRA; Targeting training and verifying identified capabilities; Initiating or achieving a whole community approach to security and emergency management.
Types of Assistance
Formula Grants
Uses and Restrictions
May only be used for the purpose set forth in the grant, and must be consistent with the statutory authority for the award. Grant funds may not be used for matching funds for other Federal grants/cooperative agreements, lobbying, or intervention in Federal regulatory or adjudicatory proceedings. In addition, Federal funds may not be used to sue the Federal government or any other government entity. Pre-award costs are allowable only with the written consent of DHS and if they are included in the award agreement. Federal employees are prohibited from serving in any capacity (paid or unpaid) on any proposal submitted under this program. Federal employees may not receive funds under this award. EMPG Program grantees may only fund projects that were included in the Work Plan that was submitted to and approved by a FEMA Program Analyst. For more information, please see the FY2015 EMPG Program Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO). DHS grant funds may only be used for the purpose set forth in the grant, and must be consistent with the statutory authority for the award. Grant funds may not be used for matching funds for other Federal grants/cooperative agreements, lobbying, or intervention in Federal regulatory or adjudicatory proceedings. In addition, Federal funds may not be used to sue the Federal government or any other government entity. Pre-award costs are allowable only with the written consent of DHS and if they are included in the award agreement. Federal employees are prohibited from serving in any capacity (paid or unpaid) on any proposal submitted under this program. Federal employees may not receive funds under this award. EMPG Program grantees may only fund projects that were included in the Work Plan that was submitted to and approved by a FEMA Program Analyst.
Eligibility Requirements
State and local governments.
Eligible Applicants
Government Organizations;
Assistance Consideration
Requires 50% matching funds.
Regulations, Guidelines, Literature
Indirect cost restrictions and limitations:
ICR is allowable under the EMPG grant program.
Funding By Fiscal Year
FY 2015 : $11,005,166
FY 2016 : $11,005,166
FY 2017 : $10,927,764
FY 2018 : $10,848,380
FY 2019 : $10,785,720
FY 2020 : $10,796,972
Federal Funding
Notice of Funding Opportunities
Agency IDAward RangeApplication Range
Details17EMANot Applicable07/21/2016 - 08/31/2016 : 12:00 PM
Agency IDGrantee NameStart DateEnd DateAmount
Cook County Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management10/01/201809/30/2021471,666
DuPage, County of10/01/201809/30/2021223,381
County of Lake10/01/201809/30/2021216,225
Will County Executive Office10/01/201809/30/2021148,662
County of Kane10/01/201809/30/2021116,924