Warm Zone EMS Grant

The New Hampshire Department of Safety Grants Management Unit (GMU) is making Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP) funds available to assist with enhancing emergency medical services (EMS) response to active shooter events. The purpose of this HSGP is to assist eligible entities with funding for the purchase of equipment used in response to active shooter events.

If you have any questions about the grant process, please contact your HSEM Field Representative or send an email to nhhsemfieldservices@dos.nh.gov

All application and reimbursement materials will be managed through the Grants Management Unit.

Each grant shall not exceed $6,000.00 per eligible entity during this grant program’s performance period. Funds will be reimbursed upon completion of the project and submitting of proper documentation.

A limited amount of funding is available in this grant on a first come, first serve basis.

Eligible entities include: municipalities, municipal fire departments, municipal police departments, municipal EMS agencies, municipal emergency management agencies, and private EMS agencies with an active 911 contract. Only one entity per municipality will be granted funds.

Download the Notification Memo: CLICK TO DOWNLOAD

Download the Application Checklist: CLICK TO DOWNLOAD

Download the Training and Host Facility Requirements Document: CLICK TO DOWNLOAD

Eligible equipment is listed in this document: CLICK TO DOWNLOAD

Best Practice Guide: The “EMS in the Warm Zone Active Shooter Best Practice Guide” as published by the NH Bureau of EMS is an excellent resource and can be downloaded here: https://www.nh.gov/safety/divisions/fstems/ems/documents/warmzoneactiveshooter.docx

EMS in the Warm Zone Awareness Training (NHFA Online): https://ola.nhfa-ems.com/course/view.php?id=17

EMS in the Warm Zone Operations Training (NHFA Online): https://ola.nhfa-ems.com/course/view.php?id=23

View the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) page here: https://prd.blogs.nh.gov/dos/hsem/?page_id=2729 This page will be updated as questions are asked throughout the grant process.


Warm Zone EMS Grant Application

Link to the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Page  

Warm Zone EMS Grant Application FAQs

Can I change my answers/information after submitting the application? Please make every effort to ensure your application is complete and accurate when you submit it. If you must change an answer, please contact your HSEM Field Representative. Depending on what information is being changed, you may be required to resubmit your application online. Can I …