DHS announces final allocation of $605 million in FY2023 competitive preparedness grants

On July 21, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced final allocations of $605 million in six Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 competitive preparedness grant programs which help prepare the nation against threats and natural disasters.

The grant programs provide funding to state, local, tribal, and territorial governments, nonprofit agencies, and the private sector to build and sustain capabilities to prevent, protect against, respond to and recover from acts of terrorism and other disasters. 

This year, DHS will prioritize six critical areas: cybersecurity, soft targets and crowded places, intelligence and information sharing, domestic violent extremism, community preparedness and resilience, and election security.

The six competitive grants and their allocations are:

For more information, see DHS’ news release and visit

(Sources: DHS, FEMA)

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