FFY 2022 Citizen Corp Program (CCP) Subgrant
Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) has allocated a total of $200,000 to be awarded on a competitive basis to fulfill the following preidentified gap: Enhancing Community Preparedness and Resilience.
MEMA will be accepting applications for grant funds from Massachusetts Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) organizations that are primarily responsible for providing direct services at the community (municipal or regional) level. MEMA will only accept one (1) application per CERT organization. Associations that are not direct service providers and CERT organizations with a primary responsibility for serving institutions, non-profit organizations, or corporations are not eligible to apply under this NOFO.
Funding is capped at $5,000 for a single community CERT, $10,000 for a joint (two communities) CERT, and $15,000 for a regional (three or more communities) CERT.
This application period is OPEN until February 28, 2023.
Completed Applications must be emailed to EM.Grants@mass.gov (please do not mail hard copies).
CCP Sub-Grant Application Process and Materials
The FFY 2022 Citizen Corp Program (CCP) Subgrant listed above is the only open subgrant at this time.
Information on other CCP grants will be posted when available.
Subrecipients are required to use the EM Grants Unit Reimbursement Request Form when seeking reimbursement(s). This form must be completed and submitted electronically to the EM Grants email box: EM.Grants@mass.gov In addition to the Reimbursement Request Form, subrecipients are required submit backup documentation that supports their reimbursement request.
Reimbursement back up must include invoices for items purchased/services rendered and proof of payment that includes vendor name, date paid, amount paid, and warrant/check number for that payment.
Communities that receive CCP funds should review the policies below as needed
MEMA's CERT Best Practices Guide
This Guide was developed by MEMA to assist local CERTs in developing and building their programs.