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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.

FY2020 EMPG Local Guidance

Application Packet for FY2020 EMPG:

       (Due date for all application materials is October 20, 2020.)

Continuing Required Documentation:

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 FY2020.