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Ohio Emergency Management Agency

ODPS Ohio Emergency Management Agency Preparedness Grants Branch

Preparedness Grants Branch

Kathleen Nelson
(614) 799-3836

Mission Statement

Administer the Homeland Security grant programs made available to states via the U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security (DHS). These grants are designed to enhance the capacity of state and local jurisdictions to prevent, prepare for, respond to, and recover from incidents of terrorism involving chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, or explosive (CBRNE) weapons and cyber attacks.

Administer the U.S. Dept. of Transportation's (DOT) Hazardous Materials Emergency Preparedness (HMEP) grant program. The HMEP grant program is intended to provide financial and technical assistance as well as national direction to enhance state and local hazardous materials emergency planning and training. The HMEP grant program distributes fees collected from shippers and carriers of hazardous materials to Local Emergency Planning Committees (LEPCs) for local hazmat training and planning.

Federal Grant Retention Schedule

Federal Grant Retention Schedule 03 29 17

Policy Statements

Inventory Records and Required Certification Policy Statement 2015 (1)
Procurement Policy Statement 2015 (2)
Sub-recipient Quarterly Reporting Policy Statement 2015 (3)

The Grants Gazette


January 2013 February 2013 March 2013 April 2013
May 2013 June 2013 July 2013 August 2013


February 2012 March 2012 April 2012 May 2012
June 2012 July 2012 August 2012 September 2012
October 2012 November 2012 December 2012

Grant Program Details

Homeland Security Preparedness Grants

FY2015 Grants

FY2014 Grants

FY2013 Grants

FY2012 Grants

FY2011 Grants

FY2010 Grants