Financial assistance is provided to build capabilities through state and federal funding. Focused solely on non-disaster grants, this page contains the standard forms and resources you will need to successfully apply, manage, and close-out your grant.

Questions specific to your local grant should be directed to the program contact identified in your Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO).

See the  Available Grants  for current grant opportunities.

The Fiscal Report in Egrants is where you will submit your request for reimbursement. 

WEM’s reference guide to create your user account, register your entity, and submit your notarized letter for the System for Award Management

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FEMA Documents

FEMA has the statutory authority to deliver numerous disaster and non-disaster financial assistance programs in support of its mission, and that of the Department of Homeland Security, largely through grants and cooperative agreements. These programs account for a significant amount of the federal funds for which FEMA is accountable

Non-Disaster Grant Summaries

Computer & Hazmat Equipment Grant

Provides grant funds to a County Emergency Management Office to support the purchase of eligible computer and hazmat equipment for a County sponsored hazmat team. The maximum total award may be up to $10,000 annually, subject to approval, and with consideration of a four-year funding cycle. The grant will reimburse 80% of eligible expenses with a 20% local match required. Counties without a County sponsored hazmat team are eligible only for the computer portion of the grant. The grant is funded by state general purpose revenue (GPR).

Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG)

Grant funding is available annually for the grant performance period of October 1st – September 30th for county/tribal emergency management programs to develop a Plan of Work (POW) that accomplishes all State of Wisconsin statutory and U.S. Department of Homeland Security (U.S. DHS), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Wisconsin Emergency Management (WEM) program requirements.

EPCRA Planning Grant

Provides grant funds to a County Emergency Management Office for eligible expenses that support their Local Emergency Planning Committees (LEPC) completion of required Plan-Of-Work (POW) hazardous materials planning and preparedness activities. Grant awards are formula based and are funded by EPCRA program revenue/fees.

Hazardous Materials Emergency Preparedness (HMEP)

Provides grant funds to local government to support hazardous materials training and planning. Training grants are for funding eligible training for public sector employees to respond to incidents involving the transportation of hazardous materials. Training should be developed and delivered in accordance with requirements for emergency responders under National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standard 472, and should enhance the capabilities of states, territories, and Native American governments. Planning grants are for funding approved projects that focus on hazardous materials transportation.

Homeland Security

The State Homeland Security Council, of which DMA/WEM is a member, identifies gaps in the state’s protection and sets statewide priorities in the State Homeland Security Strategy. See the  Homeland Security Webpage for additional information.

Nonprofit Security Grant Program

The Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP) provides funding support to nonprofit organizations that are at high risk of a terrorist attack. See NSGP webpage for additional information.

State and Local Cybersecurity Grant Program

The State and Local Cybersecurity Grant Program (SLCGP) provides funding to state, local, and tribal units of government for projects that increase resilience to cybersecurity threats. Funding will be provided in four distinct cycles with cost sharing requirements of 0%, 20%, 30%, and 40%, respectively. For more information on this grant and cybersecurity, please visit DET Cybersecurity Grants.