The sub-application period for NSGP 2023 is now open. Please review the materials below to begin your sub-application. To receive updates on the NSGP application process, please sign up on WEM’s GovDelivery distribution email list by clicking the button below.

All sub-applications are due no later than April 18th, 2023 .

FY 2023 NSGP Information

The IJ is one of the required items to be submitted within your FY 2023 NSGP sub-application package. Please click this link to open the pdf in your browser. Download the PDF to your file explorer in order to open it. Please contact one of our WEM staff listed below if you need technical assistance.

FEMA’s Federal guidance on FY 2023 NSGP for reference.

This user guide provides a step-by-step sequence for navigating the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) Houses of Worship (HOW) security self-assessment.

FEMA’s Federal Preparedness Grants Manual provides high-level grant guidance to all State Administrative Agencies (SAA). Local sub-recipients may review this manual for reference as well.

Provides general information and quick facts on FY 2023 NSGP.

Answers frequently asked questions about NSGP.

Lists key program changes for FY 2023 NSGP

Provides shorthand guidance on beginning a sub-application as a nonprofit.

SAM UEI Instructions

Follow the instructions in this video to acquire your Unique Entity ID (UEI).

Helpful Resources



Federal Emergency Management Agency. FEMA is the federal agency administering the NSGP.


The Investment Justification is the name for the application form that is submitted from the nonprofit agency to WEM and then to FEMA. The IJ is a PDF document, which is linked above.


Notice of Funding Opportunity. This is the guidance that explains the grant process, deadlines, eligible applicants, eligible expenses, requirements of the application, and terms and conditions of the grant award.


State Administrative Agency for a grant. In this case, that is Wisconsin Emergency Management (WEM).


Each is a different name for the nonprofit that is applying for or receiving a grant award from the SAA.


Wisconsin Emergency Management is a division within the state agency, Department of Military Affairs. DMA is the designated State Administrative Agency for the NSGP. WEM staff are the points of contact for the NSGP in Wisconsin.


Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

The website has a few other documents that may be helpful including FAQ, Key Changes, and NSGP Fact Sheet. 

WEM Staff

If you have additional questions about the program, please contact: