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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.

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

DEADLINE TO APPLY:  03/17/2023

Brief Description: This grant will support the Aligned Law Enforcement Response Teams (ALERT) and allow the LaCrosse County Sheriff’s Office and the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office the funding for a lightweight ballistic Level 3 shield. The shield should be capable of ballistic protection by the current National Institute of Justice(NIJ) standards for Level 3.

DEADLINE TO APPLY:  03/31/2023

Brief Description: WEM will provide grant funds for the Brown County Sheriff’s Office to host an advanced SWAT training Course that will train officers in specialist weapons use, hostage rescue, and other aspects of tactical high-risk operations.