The UASI program funds addressed the unique risk driven and capabilities-based planning, organization, equipment, training, and exercise needs of high-threat, high-density Urban Areas based on the capability targets identified during the THIRA process and associated assessment efforts; and assists them in building an enhanced and sustainable capacity to prevent, protect against, mitigate, respond to, and recover from acts of terrorism.
The UASI application period is OPEN!
Applications are due February 23, 2018. Do not wait to apply!
2018 Application Timeline
January 9-11, 2018
|AZDOHS Grant Information Seminars (Mesa, Tucson, Flagstaff)|
January 11, 2018
|Application Submission Period Opens|
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|February 1-9, 2018||UASI Subcommittee Meetings - Project Summary Presentations|
|February 1-15, 2018||Jurisdictional Approval to Apply for Grant|
|February 2, 2018||Project Summaries Due to OHSEM|
February 23, 2018
|Stakeholders Electronically Submit Grant Applications to AZDOHS, NLT 5:00 pm Friday, February 23, 2018|
February 26-March 13, 2018
|AZDOHS Programmatic and Financial Review of Grant Applications|
Working Groups Review/Comment on Grant Applications
|February 27, 2018||Urban Area Working Group Meeting - Subcommittee Co-Chairs to Present Project Summaries|
|March 1- 21, 2018||UASI Subcommittee Meetings - Project Presentations and Prioritization|
March 13-March 31, 2018
|RAC Funding Recommendation Meetings (SHSGP)|
|March 23, 2018*||UASI Co-Chair Meeting to Discuss and Recommend Projects to UAWG|
|March 27, 2018*||Urban Area Working Group Meeting - Voting|
April 1-May 30, 2018*
|OHSEM Complies and Finalizes UASI Project Data for Investment Justifications|
AZDOHS Writes State Application
AZDOHS Reviews and Submits Final Federal Application to USDHS
|USDHS Announces Awards|
Final Funding Meetings with RACs
Senior Advisor Committee (SAC) Review
Final Awards to Stakeholders (NLT 45 days after official Grant Award Notice)
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|September 1-30, 2018||Jurisdiction Approval to Accept Grant Funds|
October 1, 2018*
|Period of Performance Start Date|
The application process for the Urban Area Security Initiative Grant Program (UASI) is now open.
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For grant years prior to FFY 2016, visit the Grant Information and Award Archives.