Welcome to the Ohio Emergency Management Agency

Skip Navigation

Please Note that you are viewing the non-styled version of the Ohio Emergency Management Agency website. Either your browser does not support Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) or it is disabled. We suggest upgrading your browser to the latest version of your favorite Internet browser.

Ohio Emergency Management Agency

ODPS Ohio Emergency Management Agency Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG)

Emergency Management Performance Grant Program (EMPG)


The Emergency Management Performance Grant is made available to states via the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The purpose of EMPG is to provide federal funds to states to assist state and local governments in preparing for all hazards. The federal government, through EMPG, provides direction, coordination and guidance, and provides necessary assistance to support a comprehensive all-hazards emergency preparedness system.

FY2021 EMPG Local Guidance

Application Packet for FY2021 EMPG:

       (Due date for all application materials is December 20, 2021.)

Continuing Required Documentation:

  • Annual Inventory Template (Due each year by January 31)
  • Work Plan Update/Quarterly Performance Report Form 2021 (Must be submitted for each open grant award with remaining funds by April 20, July 20, October 20 and January 20) (This will be released on a separate date)
  • Cash Request 2021

Other Important Documents:

Federal Training and Exercise Requirements:

  • All EMPG-funded personnel shall complete the Independent Study courses identified in the Professional Development Series (This includes ICS 100, 200, 700 and 800, in addition to IS 120, 230, 235, 240, 241, 242 and 244).
  • There are no exercise requirements for EMPG-funded personnel for FY2021.