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Storming the castle: Strategies for a successful Homeland Security Grant Application

David M. McDonough, JD, Joshua Easton, JD, MA, Rebecca A. Shore-Suslowitz, JD, Orit Zeevi, JD

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The Public Safety Interoperable Communications (PSIC) Grant managed by the Department of Commerce through cooperative agreement with DHS and the Cities Readiness Initiative (CRI) managed by the Department of Health and Human Services are but two of several examples. FY 2006 Homeland Security Grant Program: Program Guidance and Application Kit. Washington, DC: US Department of Homeland Security; December 2005; pg. 19. Available at http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/odp/docs/fy2006hsgp.pdf. Accessed July 20, 2008.

McDonough, Easton, Shore-Suslowitz, and Zeevi, are Law and Policy Analysts with The Center for Health and Homeland Security, at the University of Maryland at Baltimore. The authors have provided technical assistance to state and local emergency management agencies, particularly with developing and drafting numerous homeland security grant applications.

National Strategy for Homeland Security. Washington, DC: The Whitehouse; July 2002; pg. 12. Available at http://www.whitehouse.gov/homeland/book/nat_strat_hls.pdf. Accessed July 28, 2008.

Department of Homeland Security website: An overview of all fiscal years. Available at www.ojp.usdoj.gov/odp/grants_programs.htm. Accessed August 6, 2008.

National Strategy for Homeland Security, p. xiii, FN2.

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FY 2003 State Homeland Security Grant Program Guidance. Washington, DC: US Department of Homeland Security. Available at http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/odp/grants_programs.htm. Accessed July 28, 2008. DOJ had overseen a much smaller grant program since 1998 that focused on providing Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosive (CBRNE) detection equipment to state and local Hazardous Materials (HAZMAT) response teams.

FY 2003 State Homeland Security Grant Program Guidance, p.5-6.

FY 2003 Urban Area Security Initiative Program Guidance Department of Homeland Security. Washington, DC: US Department of Homeland Security, p. 13. Available at http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/odp/docs/UASIIIFY03GrantAppFinal.pdf. Accessed August 3, 2008.

FY 2007 Homeland Security Grant Program. Washington, DC: US Department of Homeland Security, p. 2. Available at http://www.dhs.gov/xlibrary/assets/grants_st-local_fy07.pdf. Accessed July 31, 2008. See also Maguire S; Reese S: Department of Homeland Security Grants to State and Local Governments: FY2003 to FY 2006. Washington, DC: Congressional Research Service; December 22, 2006.

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National Preparedness Guidelines. Washington, DC: US Department of Homeland Security; September 2007. Available at http://www.fema.gov/pdf/government/npg.pdf. Accessed August 6, 2008.

FY 2008 Homeland Security Grant Program: Program Guidance and Application Kit. Washington, DC: US Department of Homeland Security; February 2007; pp. ii - iii.

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FY 2008 Homeland Security Grant Program: Investment Justification Reference Guide. Washington, DC: US Department of Homeland Security; February 2007; pp. 12-14.




DOI: https://doi.org/10.5055/jem.2008.0026

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