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 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.
Tidal Basin assigned a uniquely-qualified project management team with extensive, existing knowledge of our region to this initiative. Their knowledge and experience with developing products that close gaps and are responsive to stakeholder needs was evident throughout the project. Tidal Basin was effective at confirming the need/project scope at the outset of the project. The stakeholder working group sessions that were facilitated by Tidal Basin revealed a more nuanced planning need (a coordination tool instead of an operational response plan), and Tidal Basin quickly adapted to this shift in project scope. Despite this change, Tidal Basin was able to provide an end-product that exceeded our expectations. I found the team to be particularly responsive to communications (email/phone) and well-suited to elicit difficult/nebulous information from the planning stakeholders and translate that into a written product. Tidal Basin always exhibited great customer service throughout the project and I highly recommend Tidal Basin without reservation. In fact, I have used them multiple times!
Andrew Slater
Program Director - NVERS Northern Virginia Emergency Response System
We had initially thought we would be able to assess the damage and work with FEMA and our insurance carrier's adjusters by ourselves. It quickly became evident that we were going to need help. We realized we did not have the personnel, time or expertise it was going to take to deal with complex governmental regulations and equally complex insurance and adjusting issues, especially when it was taking all the resources we had just to get essential county services up and running again...your organization really came to the rescue. You delivered what you promised, and that counts for everything down here in South East Texas.
Cary Erickson, SPHR
Director of Human Resources and Risk Management - Jefferson County, Texas

Severe storms dumped massive amounts of rain in the Southern Tier of New York State in the summer of 2006, resulting in widespread flooding. 

When Hurricane Katrina struck, bringing with it widespread flooding and damage, the City of Slidell took the brunt of the storm. Located just 30 miles north of New Orleans, the two cities were both hit full-force by the destructive power of the hurricane. Unfortunately for Slidell, the nation first focused on the recovery of New Orleans. The City of Slidell didn't begin its recovery operations under Adjusters International had been hired, bringing the expertise required to turn the recovery process around.

  • Jackson Energy Authority, Tennessee
  • Maui County, Hawaii
  • Colorado Springs Utilities
  • Holy Cross Hospital, Florida
  • Seminole Tribe of Florida
  • 1670-DR-NY Severe Storms and Flooding
  • City of Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • West Jefferson Medical Center, Louisiana
  • City of Weslaco, Texas
  • 1614-DR-MA Severe Storms and Flooding

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