Preparedness Grant Management

The federal government provides state and local governments with preparedness program funding through Preparedness (non-disaster) Grants. This is to enhance the capacity of state, local, tribal, and territorial emergency responders to prevent, respond to, recover, and mitigate from natural and man-made disasters. We have the experience and insight to identify and enable those programs to strengthen your disaster preparedness plan.

Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP)

Tidal Basin has the unmatched expertise and guidance to engage in and manage nationally coordinated Homeland Security Grant Programs (HSGP). We provide this for state, local, tribal, and territorial agencies, as well as for our not-for-profit and private sector partners. Our clients include emergency management agencies, as well as public and private transit, transportation, maritime, energy, and utility infrastructure owners and operators.

Preparedness grants support the creation, delivery, and sustainment of a coordinated national security strategy for the protection of our nation’s critical infrastructure and key resources. Eligible recipients are awarded funds to establish and maintain core capabilities in disaster prevention, asset protection, impact mitigation, and event response and recovery capacities as coordinated through the National Preparedness System.

Major Grant Program Expertise
  • Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG)

  • State Homeland Security Program (SHSP)

  • Nonprofit Security Grant Program

  • Operation Stonegarden (OPSG)

  • Port Security Grant Program (PSGP)

  • Tribal Homeland Security Grant Program (THSGP)

  • Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI)

    • Intercity Bus Security Grant Program
    • Intercity Passenger Rail Program (Amtrak only for 2017)
    • Transit Security Grant Program

Transit Security Grants

Federal Highway Administration Grants

  • Capacity Assessment
    Site Inspections
  • Grant Applications
    Eligibility Discussions
  • Funding Management Support
    Preparation of Grant Applications

This grant provides funding to eligible publicly-owned operators of public transportation — including intra-city bus, commuter bus, ferries, and all forms of passenger rail — to protect critical surface transportation infrastructure and the traveling public from various disasters, and to increase the resilience of transit infrastructure.

This grant program is intended to supplement states, counties, cities or other federal agencies when appropriate, with unusually high expenses resulting from natural disasters or catastrophic failures. FHWA, or federal-aid roads, are all public roads, not functionally classified as either local or rural minor collectors by state highway agencies.

FEMA Mitigation Grant Management

fema grant

FEMA OFFERS A VARIETY OF DISASTER ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS WITH DIFFERENT ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS.

Each area of hazard mitigation funding is a distinct program with significant differences in its scopes, purpose, and funding sources. Our experienced team can guide applicants through the extensive grant process to help these organizations or communities reduce or eliminate long-term risk to people and property from future disasters.

Who We
Have Helped

Discover in detail how our team of professionals is playing an instrumental role in helping hundreds of organizations, governments, communities, not-for-profits, and private sector clients prepare and maximize their financial recovery sooner from the worst disasters.
Months after the storm passed, the County was still faced with tremendous burdens related to the insurance coverage issues and FEMA and MEMA eligibility issues. Jackson County hired your organization to provide professional services for disaster assistance, remediation, restoration and recovery efforts....Their expertise with governmental regulations, the complex FEMA process and insurance adjustments resulted in our successful claim for over $2 million in additional FEMA Public Assistance funding specifically; in our successful negotiations with our insurance carrier; and in numerous other increases in the values FEMA and MEMA initially designated for County projects. Jackson County will always be mindful of the help we received from you when we needed it most.
Alan K. Sudduth
County Administrator - Board of Supervisors, Jackson County, Mississippi
We retained your services to assist us in the Public Assistance grant application process and the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program with FEMA and the State of Florida. This turned out to be one of the most sensible decisions we made. Your organization made a very onerous situation much more bearable. ...The experience and knowledge that you provided us was invaluable.Without hesitation, we would be delighted to recommend your services to anyone who faces the task of processing large, complicated grant applications to the federal government. Your systematic approach and attention to detail allowed the City of Fort Myers to obtain our maximum eligible reimbursement.
Director, Financial Services
Judy Hartwell - City of Fort Myers, Florida

Adjusters International’s involvement helped reverse FEMA’s original denial of funding to full reimbursement for the repairs. In the end, Adjusters International’s determination of eligibility allowed the applicant to secure over $14 million in FEMA recovery funding for the facility.

A lack of adequate resources caused the situation to unfold the way it did in Slidell. Due to overburdened FEMA officials and insurance company adjusters, a number of projects were overlooked or underestimated.

  • Pender County, North Carolina
  • FEMA/Risk Management Consulting
  • Detroit Public Schools, Michigan
  • City of Port Arthur, Texas
  • City of Fort Collins, Colorado
  • 1565-DR-NY Tropical Depression Ivan
  • Knapp Medical Center, Texas
  • City of Groves, Texas
  • Derry Township Municipal Authority, Pennsylvania
  • Audubon Nature Institute, Louisiana

Contact Us

If you are in need of thorough disaster preparedness planning, we can help!
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