Response & Recovery Grants for Public Safety

Looking for funding resources related to COVID-19 response? We’ve compiled a list of federal, state and private grants available to aid first responders and local government professionals. If you need additional services to support grant submissions, please contact the Lexipol Grants team at www.govgrantshelp.com/grant-writing. We’re here to help!

Please note grant information is regularly updated as deadlines pass and new programs become available.

Grant NameAdministering AuthorityFunder TypeDeadline
Otto Bremer Foundation Grants- MN, ND, WIOtto Bremer TrustFoundation02/10/2022
Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation GrantsFirehouse Subs Public Safety FoundationCorporate Foundation02/16/2022
ConocoPhillips Corporate Contributions Program – Local Community GivingConocoPhillips CompanyCorporate Foundation03/01/2022
Title IV-A Student Support and Academic Enrichment (SSAE) Grant Program (Arizona)Arizona Department of EducationState03/01/2022
Vermont State Homeland Security GrantVermont Department of Public Safety - Division of Emergency Management and Homeland SecurityState03/05/2022
California Homeland Security Grant Program Tribal (HSGP)California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES)State03/11/2022
Maine Municipal Association Safety Enhancement Grant ProgramMaine Municipal AssociationFoundation03/16/2022
Subaru of Indiana Automotive (SIA) Foundation GrantsSubaru of Indiana Automotive Foundation, Inc.Corporate Foundation03/31/2022
Cresap Foundation Grants – OklahomaCresap Family FoundationFoundation04/01/2022
Ohio EMS Priority One – Training & Equipment grant (Ohio)Ohio Department of Public SafetyState04/01/2022
Wichita Falls Area Volunteer Fire Department Grant – OK, TXWichita Falls Area Community FoundationFoundation04/01/2022
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Program (JAG New York)New York State Division of Criminal Justice ServicesState04/07/2022
Texas Homeland Security Grant Program – Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI) ProjectsTexas Homeland Security Grants Division - Office of the GovernorState04/08/2022
Ohio EMS Grant ProgramOhio Department of Public SafetyState04/15/2022
Kentucky Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP)Kentucky Office of Homeland Security (KOHS)State04/23/2022
California Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP)California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES)State04/30/2022
Florida State Homeland Security Grant Program (SHSP)Florida Department of Law EnforcementState05/01/2022
The Laura Moore Cunningham Foundation (Idaho)The Laura Moore Cunningham FoundationFoundation05/01/2022
Tennessee Homeland Security Grant Programs (HSGP)Tennessee Emergency Management AgencyState05/13/2022
Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG)Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)Federal05/14/2022
Idaho State Homeland Security Program (SHSP)Idaho Office of Emergency Management (IOEM)State05/14/2022
Maine Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP)Maine Emergency Management Agency (MEMA)State05/14/2022
New Jersey State Homeland Security Program (SHSP)New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and PreparednessState05/14/2022
Oklahoma Homeland Security Grant Programs (SHSP)Oklahoma Office of Homeland SecurityState05/14/2022
Port Security Grant Program (PSGP)Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)Federal05/14/2022
Transit Security Grant Program (TSGP)Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)Federal05/14/2022
CDBG Economic Opportunity Grant – COVID-19 Response Services (Washington)Washington Department of CommerceState06/01/2022
Emergency Medical Services Dedicated Grant Program (Idaho)Idaho Department of Health and WelfareState06/01/2022
Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG Ohio)Ohio Office of Criminal Justice ServicesState06/02/2022
Indiana Homeland Security Foundation Grant ProgramIndiana Department of Homeland SecurityState06/02/2022
Distance Learning and Telemedicine Program (DLT)U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)Federal06/04/2022
(Nationwide) Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding (CESF) ProgramU.S. Department of Justice (DOJ)Federal06/29/2022
Wildhorse Foundation Grant Program (Oregon)Wildhorse FoundationFoundation07/01/2022
Preventive Health and Health Services Block GrantCenters for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)Federal07/30/2022
Shine AwardsSacramento Municipal Utility DistrictFoundation07/30/2022
Union Pacific Foundation – Local GrantsUnion Pacific FoundationCorporate Foundation07/31/2022
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program – Local SolicitationU.S. Department of Justice (DOJ)Federal08/16/2022
Keystone Communities Program (KCP) – PennsylvaniaPennsylvania Department of Community & Economic DevelopmentState08/31/2022
Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) Cooperative AgreementU.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS)Federal09/13/2022
Edward J Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG Maryland)Maryland Governor's Office of Crime Control & PreventionState09/15/2022
Small Equipment Grant (Illinois)Illinois Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal (OSFM)State10/22/2022
Rural and Low-Income School Program Grant Program (Arizona)Arizona Department of EducationState12/31/2022
Philadelphia COVID-19 Small Business Relief FundCity of Philadelphia - Department of CommerceState03/23/2023
COVID–19 Response Grant for Short Term Emergency Funding (Minnesota)Minnesota Department of HealthState03/25/2023
Urgent Response to COVID-19 (Wisconsin)Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment’Foundation03/30/2023
COVID-19: Iowa Business Recovery AssistanceIowa Economic Development AuthorityState03/31/2023
LA: Public Assistance Grant ProgramFederal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)State04/20/2023
COVID-19 Response Fund for Forsyth County (North Carolina)The Winston-Salem FoundationFoundation04/30/2023
Telehealth Network Grant Program (Nationwide)U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS)Federal06/15/2023
Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP) (Hawaii)Hawaii Department of DefenseState04/14/2024
ACF COVID-19 Emergency Action Fund (New Mexico)Albuquerque FoundationFoundationRolling
Appalachian Regional Commission – State(s) ProgramAppalachian Regional Commission (ARC)FederalRolling
Arkansas Community Foundation COVID-19 ResponseArkansas Community FoundationFoundationRolling
Boston Resiliency Fund (Massachusetts)City of Boston TreasuryFoundationRolling
Capital Region Community COVID-19 Response Fund (New York)The Community Foundation for the Greater Capital RegionFoundationRolling
CDP COVID-19 Response FundCenter for Disaster Philanthropy (CDP)FoundationRolling
Community COVID-19 United Relief Fund – ALCentral Alabama Community FoundationFoundationRolling
COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund (Maine)Maine Community FoundationFoundationRolling
COVID-19 Fund for IdahoIdaho Community FoundationFoundationRolling
COVID-19 Relief Fund (Nevada)Community Foundation of Western NevadaFoundationRolling
COVID-19 Relief Fund Grant (Community Foundation for Monterey County- California)Community Foundation for Monterey CountyFoundationRolling
COVID-19 Response Fund for Northern VirginiaThe Community Foundation for Northern VirginiaFoundationRolling
COVID-19 Response Fund for the Pioneer Valley (Western Massachusetts)Community Foundation of Western MassachusettsFoundationRolling
Disaster Relief – COVID-19 Response Fund Grants (Indiana)Community Foundation of Southern IndianaFoundationRolling
Dunkin’ Joy in Childhood Foundation COVID-19 Emergency GrantsDunkin’ Joy in Childhood FoundationFoundationRolling
EWVCF COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund (West Virginia)Eastern West Virginia Community FoundationFoundationRolling
Gila River Indian Community Grant (Arizona)Gila River Indian CommunityStateRolling
Greater Cleveland COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund (Ohio)Cleveland FoundationFoundationRolling
Long Beach Coronavirus Relief Fund – CALong Beach Community FoundationFoundationRolling
Louisiana Urban Areas Security Initiative (UASI)Louisiana Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency PreparednessStateRolling
Maryland Small Business COVID-19 Emergency Relief Grant FundMaryland Department of CommerceStateRolling
Mid-South COVID-19 Regional Response Fund (AR, MS, TN)The Community Foundation of Greater MemphisFoundationRolling
Missouri – CDBG Emergency GrantMissouri Department of Economic DevelopmentStateRolling
Missouri – SEMA Public Assistance ProgramMissouri State Emergency Management AgencyFederalRolling
No Kid Hungry COVID 19 GrantNo Kid HungryFoundationRolling
North Texas COVID-19 Community Response FundNorth Texas CaresFoundationRolling
Northern Colorado COVID-19 Response FundCommunity Foundation of Northern ColoradoFoundationRolling
NYC COVID-19 Response & Impact Fund (Loan and Grant)The New York Community TrustFoundationRolling
NYC Employee Retention Grant ProgramNYC Department of Small Business ServicesStateRolling
Omaha Community Foundation COVID-19 Fund (Nebraska)Omaha Community FoundationFoundationRolling
Opportunity Fund- Small Business Relief Fund (COVID 19 Relief)(California)Opportunity FundCorporate FoundationRolling
Panhandle Disaster Relief Fund: COVID-19 Response (Texas)Amarillo Area FoundationFoundationRolling
Park City Community Response Fund GrantPark City Community FoundationFoundationRolling
Pennsylvania – COVID-19 Working Capital Access Program (Loans)Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic DevelopmentStateRolling
Public Assistance Program and PolicyFederal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)FederalRolling
Rhode Island Foundation COVID-19 Response Fund GrantsRhode Island FoundationFoundationRolling
San Diego COVID-19 Community Response FundThe San Diego FoundationFoundationRolling
Seattle Foundation The COVID-19 Response FundSeattle FoundationFoundationRolling
SouthCoast Emergency Response Fund (Mass)Community Foundation of Southeastern MassachusettsFoundationRolling
The Boston Foundation COVID-19 Response FundThe Boston FoundationCorporate FoundationRolling
The Cape Cod Foundation Strategic Emergency Response Fund (Massachusetts)The Cape Cod FoundationFoundationRolling
The Dallas Foundation COVID-19 Relief Fund (Texas)The Dallas FoundationFoundationRolling
The Dennis & Phyllis Washington Foundation COVID-19 Response (Montana)The Dennis & Phyllis Washington FoundationFoundationRolling
The Fairfield County COVID-19 Resiliency Fund (Connecticut)Fairfield County Community FoundationFoundationRolling
The Oregon Community COVID-19 Recovery GrantOregon Community FoundationFoundationRolling
United Way of Greater Nashville COVID-19 Response Fund (Tennessee)United Way of Greater NashvilleFoundationRolling
Vera and Joseph Dresner COVID-19 Community Assistance Fund (Michigan)Vera and Joseph Dresner FoundationFoundationRolling
Wayne County Foundation COVID-19 Crisis Response Grants (Indiana)Wayne County FoundationFoundationRolling
Westchester COVID-19 Response Fund (New York)Westchester Community FoundationFoundationRolling
Wisconsin Covid-19 (EM-3454)Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)StateRolling
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