Utah Department of Public Safety

Emergency Management - Grants

Grants information

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2014 EMPG -- Guidance and applications now available!


Contact information:

Tara Behunin


This grant is available to all counties, cities, tribes and colleges and universities who have an emergency management program and a paid part-time or full-time emergency manager. The grant provides financial assistance and technical expertise in establishing, maintaining and enhancing an effective emergency management program at the local level.

UPDATE 8/4/14: EMPG Project is is now available

UPDATE: Regarding the Performance Standard Three: Professional Development portion of the 2014 EMPG application -- specifically what courses (Independent Study vs classroom) will meet the "minimum of 2 emergency management courses" requirement.

Updated training information is forthcoming and will be sent to emergency managers once it's received in our office. In the meantime, please continue moving forward with your training goals. Any questions regarding training and accepted courses, please contact Tara.

Grant Guidance

State Application

Grant Reporting Forms

NIMS Reporting Tool

EMPG Project


Public Assistance

Contact information:

Jake Unguren





Contact information:

Iris Rich






Contact information:

Ty Bailey





Other Grants/Grant Documents:

Hazard Mitigation Assistance
(Flood Mitigation Assistance, Hazard Mitigation Grant Program, Pre-Disaster Mitigation Program, Severe Repetitive Loss Program)

Please see the Natural Hazards web page

Other documents coming soon

If you have any questions, please e-mail grants manager Jona Whitesides at jwhites1@utah.gov or call him at 801-538-9613.

[Last Update - Wednesday, 01-Oct-2014 00:58:31 MDT]