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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 federal funding support for target hardening and other physical security enhancements to nonprofit organizations that are at high-risk of terrorist attack.


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.

Key Dates and Materials

Key Dates:

Notice of Funding Opportunity posted: May 7, 2024

Application Assistance Webinar: May 15, 2024, at 11 a.m. Register here

Application Deadline: June 3, 2024, at 4 p.m.

Anticipated Award Announcement: September 2024

Performance Period: November 2024-December 2026

Application Materials:

FFY24 NSGP Notice of Funding Opportunity

FFY24 NSGP Investment Justification Form (Application)

FFY24 NSGP Budget Worksheet

FFY24 NSGP Signature Page

OGR Subrecipient Risk Assessment Form

Additional Resources:

FFY24 NSGP Subapplicant Quick Start Guide

FFY24 NSGP Fact Sheet


FFY24 NSGP Applicant Assistance Webinar Presentation

FFY24 NSGP Applicant Assistance Q & A

FEMA and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) have made available a number of resources for NSGP applicants and organizations seeking to improve security:

Resources for FFY23 Grant Recipients

Resources for FFY23 NSGP Award Recipients - Please note that these materials are intended for recipients of the FFY23 NSGP and should not be submitted with applications for FFY24 funding.

Contact   for Nonprofit Security Grant Program


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

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