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Grants

Wisconsin Emergency Management offers 3 grants administered by the EPCRA program.

  • Planning Grant
    • The Planning Grant and the Emergency Management Performance Grant (EPMG) share the same plan of work.
    • Local Emergency Planning Committees (LEPCs) must complete plan-of-work components to be reimbursed.
    • Award is based on the annual Planning Grant Formula.
    • Funded by EPCRA program revenue (fees).
  • Computer & Hazmat Equipment
    • Maximum total award for counties with an eligible hazardous materials team is $10,000.
    • Counties without a county level team are eligible for the computer portion only.
    • The grant has an 80%/20% match.
      • The match can be in-kind or cash.
    • Award criteria is based on an approved equipment list and funding available.
    • Funding comes from state general revenue (GPR).
  • Hazardous Materials Emergency Preparedness (HMEP) Sub-Grant
    • Training and Planning grant funded by US DOT (EPCRA administers the planning portion)
    • Purpose is to improve the delivery of EPCRA and enhance planning efforts with a focus on transportation.
    • Training grants are to be used by HMEP subgrantees for the funding of training activities that enhance the capabilities of states, territories, and Native American governments.
    • Training should be developed and delivered in accordance with requirements for emergency responders under National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standard 472.
    • Training grants are to be used by HMEP subgrantees for training public sector employees to respond safely and efficiently to accidents and incidents involving the transportation of hazardous materials.