This is a reimbursement-based grant program with a goal to assist local Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT) and Volunteers in Police Service (VIPS) programs in preparing for all-hazards in support of local first responder efforts. CCP funds may be used towards planning activities; equipment; training; and exercises. Additional information about the grant program and application process may be found in MEMA's Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO), which is provided below.
CCP Sub-Grant Application Process and Materials
This application period is now CLOSED.
Additional Resources for CCP Sub-Grant Application Process and Materials
Communities that receive CCP funds should review the policies below as needed
Additional Resources for CCP Policies
MEMA's CERT Best Practices Guide
This Guide was developed by MEMA to assist Local CERTs in developing and building their programs
Additional Resources for MEMA's CERT Best Practices Guide
Communities that receive CCP funds should use the forms below as needed