Emergency Management Performance Grant

FY 2021 Local Emergency Management Performance Grant Program (EMPG) Application Period Is Open



NOTE: Applications will only be accepted on-line via the new Georgia EM Grants Manager System at ga.emgrants.com.

The purpose of the FY 2021 EMPG is to provide funds to eligible entities to enhance the local emergency management (EM) program for administration, preparedness activities and exercise and training. An all-hazards approach in the development of a comprehensive program of planning, training, and exercises provides for an effective and consistent response and recovery to disasters or emergencies, regardless of the cause.

Funding for this program is provided to Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency (GEMA/HS). GEMA/HS is the state Administrative Authority for this program. Funding is provided by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and Grant Programs Directorate (GPD).


The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 97.042

CFDA Title: Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG)

Key Dates

The Application period is October 1, 2021 – April 29, 2022.

All applications for this grant must be received by GEMA/HS via the EM Grants Manager System within the application period to be processed.

General projected period of performance (POP) is October 01, 2020 – September 30, 2023.