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.
The State of Alaska...[has] a significant investment in the disaster recovery process for both state and federally declared events.... The collaboration with Tidal Basin in these efforts has been so successful and seamless that in most instances applicants and FEMA staff don't even realize we have contractors on board unless we tell them. Our interaction with Tidal Basin staff and managers works and feels like true teammates and the result is a faster, more comprehensive delivery of disaster recovery resources to survivors.
Sam Walton
Program Manager for Disaster Assistance - State of Alaska
You and your team have provided invaluable assistance in the College's recovery efforts in response to Tropical Storm Allison in 2001. Your knowledge of the often complex FEMA process, coupled with your insurance industry experience, have been of enormous benefit to us.
Cyndi M. Baily
Deputy General Counsel - Baylor College of Medicine

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.

  • City of Marble Falls, Texas
  • City of Fort Collins, Colorado
  • City of Detroit, Michigan
  • Callayomi County Water District, California
  • Monroe County, Florida
  • University of Virgin Islands, U.S.V.I
  • 3195-EM-NY Snow Emergency
  • BP Oil Spill – Deepwater Horizon Claims Management Consulting
  • City of Lake Oswego, Oregon
  • City of Little Rock, Arkansas

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