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Nonprofit Security Grant Program

The Nonprofit Security Grant Program provides federal funds to assist nonprofit organizations that are at risk of a hate crime or terror attack.

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PLEASE NOTE: This program is not currently accepting applications for funding.

The Office of Grants and Research (OGR) is the State Administrative Agency (SAA) for all funds received by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts from the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).  As such, OGR manages and administers the Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP) in Massachusetts.  This program provides funding support for target hardening and other physical security enhancements to nonprofit organizations that are at high-risk of terrorist attack.

Program Eligibility:
Eligibility is limited to nonprofit organizations (as described under section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986) at high-risk of terrorist attacks.

FFY23 Funding Period Key Dates:

Notice of Funding Opportunity posted: March 15, 2023

Application Assistance Webinar: March 22, 2023 at 2 p.m.

Register at:

Application Deadline: April 14, 2023 at 4 p.m.

Anticipated Award Announcement: September 2023

Performance Period: November 2023-December 2025

FFY23 Funding Period Application Materials:

FFY NSGP Notice of Funding Opportunity - Revised 3.21.23

FFY23 NSGP Applicant Information Form

FFY23 NSGP Investment Justification Form - updated 3/28/23

FFY23 NSGP Budget Worksheet - updated 3/28/23

OGR Subrecipient Risk Assessment Form

FFY23 NSGP Signature Page


Additional Resources:

Resources for FFY23 NSGP Award Recipients

FFY23 NSGP Application Assistance Webinar Q & A

FFY23 NSGP Application Assistance Webinar Recording

FEMA's FFY24 Nonprofit Security Grant Program Winter Webinars These webinars are offered by FEMA to help organizations prepare for the FFY24 application period.

Contact for Nonprofit Security Grant Program


35 Braintree Hill Office Park, Suite 302, Braintree, MA 02184

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