WASHINGTON, DC —The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has issued a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for the fiscal 2016 Program to Prepare Communities for Complex Coordinated Terrorist Attacks (CCTA Program). The CCTA Program provides $35.94 million to state, local, tribal, and territorial jurisdictions to improve their ability to prepare for, prevent, and respond to complex coordinated terrorist attacks in collaboration with the whole community.
Selected state, local, tribal, and territorial jurisdictions will receive fiscal 2016 CCTA Program funding specifically to build and sustain capabilities to enhance their preparedness for complex coordinated terrorist attacks, by achieving the following: identifying capability gaps, developing and/or updating plans, training to implement plans and procedures, and conducting exercises to validate capabilities.
Awards will be made on a competitive basis to applicants who present an ability to successfully meet the requirements described in the NOFO. FEMA encourages interested jurisdictions of various types, sizes, and capabilities to apply.
The application period will remain open until 11:59:59 p.m. EST February 10, 2017. The fiscal 2016 CCTA Program Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) is located online at: http://www.fema.gov/grantsas well as on http://www.grants.govCatalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number 97.133.