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Resources for Federally Funded Grants

WEM will not be able to award sub-grants if an agency does not have an active System for Award Management Unique Entity Identifier (SAM UEI) number.

If your organization needs to obtain a System for Award Management Unique Entity Identifier (SAM UEI) number, go to

For more information about how to register in SAM, please access the following guides:

For more information about FEMA’s grant policy and implementation for preparedness grants, please access this manual.


Brief Description: EMPG grant funding shall be used by county/tribal emergency management programs to complete a plan of work that accomplishes all State of Wisconsin statutory and U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and WEM program requirements. It is important that county/tribal emergency management programs provide the opportunity for all facets of government and the whole community to participate in the emergency management process to promote resilience in their communities.


Brief Description: Wisconsin Emergency Management (WEM) provides the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) Planning Grant for funding of eligible expenses that support the completion of Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) administrative requirements, hazmat planning, community preparedness activities, and local exercises in accordance with Wisconsin Statutes §§59.54(8)(a), and 323.61, and to complete EPCRA program requirements as provided by WEM under WEM Directive 2007.2 EPCRA Planning Grant Funding. This grant is given to a county emergency management program to assist with maintaining the program and supporting local EPCRA initiatives