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 TrustFoundation12/22/2020
Wichita Falls Area Volunteer Fire Department Grant – OK, TXWichita Falls Area Community FoundationFoundation12/30/2020
Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation GrantsFirehouse Subs Public Safety FoundationCorporate Foundation12/31/2020
Ohio EMS Priority One – Training & Equipment grant (Ohio)Ohio Department of Public SafetyState01/29/2021
California Homeland Security Grant Program Tribal (HSGP)California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES)State01/30/2021
Maine Municipal Association Safety Enhancement Grant ProgramMaine Municipal AssociationFoundation03/16/2021
Philadelphia COVID-19 Small Business Relief FundCity of Philadelphia - Department of CommerceState03/23/2021
COVID–19 Response Grant for Short Term Emergency Funding (Minnesota)Minnesota Department of HealthState03/25/2021
Urgent Response to COVID-19 (Wisconsin)Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment’Foundation03/30/2021
COVID-19: Iowa Business Recovery AssistanceIowa Economic Development AuthorityState03/31/2021
Cresap Foundation Grants – OklahomaCresap Family FoundationFoundation04/01/2021
Emergency Medical Services Dedicated Grant Program (Idaho)Idaho Department of Health and WelfareState04/01/2021
Ohio EMS Grant ProgramOhio Department of Public SafetyState04/01/2021
WA: CDBG Economic Opportunity Grant-COVID-19 Response FundingWashington Department of CommerceState04/01/2021
Wildhorse Foundation Grant Program (Oregon)Wildhorse FoundationFoundation04/01/2021
Gila River Indian Community Grant – ArizonaGila River Indian CommunityState04/03/2021
Texas Homeland Security Grant Program – Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI) ProjectsTexas Homeland Security Grants Division - Office of the GovernorState04/03/2021
Tennessee Homeland Security Grant Programs (HSGP)Tennessee Emergency Management AgencyState04/07/2021
Kentucky Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP)Kentucky Office of Homeland Security (KOHS)State04/10/2021
Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG)Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)Federal04/15/2021
Transit Security Grant Program (TSGP)Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)Federal04/15/2021
California Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP)California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES)State04/18/2021
COVID-19 Crisis Response Cooperative AgreementCenters for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)Federal04/20/2021
Disaster 3428 – Public Assistance Project (California)Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)State04/20/2021
LA: Public Assistance Grant ProgramFederal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)State04/20/2021
Rural Health Center Support Grant (North Carolina)North Carolina Department of Health & Human ServicesState04/20/2021
COVID-19 Response Fund for Forsyth County (North Carolina)The Winston-Salem FoundationFoundation04/30/2021
Port Security Grant Program (PSGP)Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)Federal04/30/2021
The Laura Moore Cunningham Foundation (Idaho)The Laura Moore Cunningham FoundationFoundation05/01/2021
Preventive Health and Health Services Block GrantCenters for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)Federal05/19/2021
Florida State Homeland Security Grant Program (SHSP)Florida Department of Law EnforcementState05/21/2021
Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding Program (Nationwide)U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ)Federal05/29/2021
Union Pacific Foundation – Local GrantsUnion Pacific FoundationCorporate Foundation05/31/2021
Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG Ohio)Ohio Office of Criminal Justice ServicesState06/04/2021
Indiana Homeland Security Foundation Grant ProgramIndiana Department of Homeland SecurityState06/15/2021
Distance Learning and Telemedicine Program (DLT)U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)Federal07/13/2021
Shine AwardsSacramento Municipal Utility DistrictFoundation07/27/2021
State Homeland Security Program (SHSP Idaho)Idaho Office of Emergency Management (IOEM)State07/30/2021
ConocoPhillips Corporate Contributions Program – Local Community GivingConocoPhillips CompanyCorporate Foundation07/31/2021
Edward J Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG Maryland)Maryland Governor's Office of Crime Control & PreventionState08/05/2021
Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) Cooperative AgreementU.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS)Federal08/13/2021
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program – Local SolicitationU.S. Department of Justice (DOJ)Federal08/19/2021
FFTC COVID-19 Response Fund (NC, SC)Foundation For The Carolinas (FFTC)Foundation09/11/2021
Maine Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP)Maine Emergency Management Agency (MEMA)State04/15/2023
Telehealth Network Grant Program (Nationwide)U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS)Federal06/15/2023
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
Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund (NY)Brooklyn Community FoundationFoundationRolling
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
Central Virginia COVID-19 Response FundCommunity Foundation of Greater RichmondFoundationRolling
Coastal Community Foundation COVID-19 Relief & Recovery Fund – SCCoastal Community Foundation of South CarolinaFoundationRolling
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 Healthcare and Economic Relief Fund – Greater Coatesville area PABrandywine Health Foundation for a Greater CoatsvilleFoundationRolling
COVID-19 RELIEF AND RECOVERY FUNDING – Palm Beach, Martin & St. Lucie Counties (Florida)Allegany Franciscan MinistriesFoundationRolling
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
Greater Cleveland COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund (Ohio)Cleveland FoundationFoundationRolling
Greater Nashville COVID-19 Response Fund- TennesseeUnited Way of Greater NashvilleFoundationRolling
Hospital Association COVID-19 Preparedness and Response Activities (Nationwide)Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and ResponseFederalRolling
Long Beach Coronavirus Relief Fund – CALong Beach Community FoundationFoundationRolling
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
New Jersey State Homeland Security Program (SHSP)New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and PreparednessStateRolling
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
Oklahoma Homeland Security Grant Programs (SHSP)Oklahoma Office of Homeland SecurityStateRolling
Omaha Community Foundation COVID-19 Fund (Nebraska)Omaha Community FoundationFoundationRolling
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 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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