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FY22 NSGP Information Below

The IJ is a requirement to be submitted with FY22 NSGP applications. Please click the link to open the pdf in your browser. Then download it to your file explorer and open the pdf. Please contact one of our WEM staff below if you need technical assistance

FEMA’s Federal guidance on FY22 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 guidance for FY22 for reference

SAM UEI Instructions

This video will show nonprofits how to obtain a Unique Entity ID in UEIs are a requirement to receive funding for NSGP.

Helpful Resources



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


 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 an Excel 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 organization 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 and the Homeland Security Grant Program. 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: