Emergency Management Performance Grant


Local Emergency Management offices are eligible to apply for State and Local Assistance funding. In order to participate in the EMPG SLA program, municipalities must meet the following criteria:

  • Have an officially appointed Emergency Management Director.

  • Have a Local Emergency Operations Plan (LEOP) updated every two years and signed by the EMD and Chief Executive Officer of that jurisdiction.

  • Participate in the State DEMHS High-band radio system, including participating in the quarterly high band radio test with your respective DEMHS regional office.

  • Participate in the WebEOC System.

  • EMDs must provide 24 hour contact information to their respective DEMHS Regional Coordinator to facilitate emergency situation reporting and coordination of requests for state assistance.

  • Participate in the annual EPPI exercise conducted by DEMHS.No substitutions allowed.