The grant applications listed below are available for eligible Local Emergency Planning Committees (LEPCs) and State Agencies.
To be eligible the recipient must meet all the annual policies and procedures of the State Emergency Response Commission (SERC).
The SERC OPTE grant application will be available early February and the SERC UWS grant application will be available early April. Both grant expenditure dates are July through June.
The SERC HMEP grant application will be available early July with expenditure dates of October through September.
The SERC HMEP mid-cycle grant application is available throughout the year with expenditure dates of October through September.
Completed grant applications should be scanned and sent to the email below.
Operations Planning Training Equipment Grant
The SERC OPTE Grant is funded from fees collected from facilities within the State complying with EPCRA, sections 312 through 313. Eligible LEPCs will receive an automatic $4,000 in the Operation category.
- FY24 SERC LEPC OPTE Grant Application - coming in March 2023
- FY24 SERC State Agency OPTE Grant Application - coming in March 2023
United We Stand Grant
The SERC UWS Grant is funded from fees collected from the sales of the "United We Stand" license plates which supports the preparedness to combat terrorism.
- UWS FY24 LEPC Grant Application - Coming in April 2023
- UWS FY24 State Agency Grant Application - Coming in April 2023
Hazardous Materials Emergency Preparedness Grant
The SERC HMEP Grant is funded by the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT), Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), Hazardous Materials Emergency Preparedness (HMEP) Grant Program. The purpose of the program is to provide funding for the planning and training to prevent, mitigate and respond to hazardous materials incidents, specifically in transportation.