Office of Homeland Security
2006 HOMELAND SECURITY GRANT APPLICATION DUE MAY 1

Press Release Date:  Friday, April 14, 2006  
Contact Information:  Jason Keller
502-564-2081
 


FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Office of Homeland Security is reminding all local and state agencies interested in applying for 2006 homeland security funds that applications are due back to the Frankfort office by close of business May 1, 2006. The application may be found by visiting www.homelandsecurity.ky.gov 

“With just over two weeks remaining before the grant deadline, I want to encourage any agency or jurisdiction with questions about the application process to contact our office,” said (Ret) Maj. Alecia Webb-Edgington, director of the Kentucky Office of Homeland Security. “We want to see as many successful applications as possible, but Kentucky’s state strategy for distributing funds in 2006 is tightly focused, so it is important that our local and state officials use every resource available to them.”  

Grant award notices will be issued no later than August 1, 2006.  

State and local officials with questions concerning the grant application or process may contact the Kentucky Office of Homeland Security’s Grant Department by calling (502) 564-2081.  

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The Kentucky Office of Homeland Security has been charged by Governor Fletcher to lead the Commonwealth's coordination and collaboration efforts with public and private preparedness partners to ensure Kentucky is Ready and Prepared. For more information about homeland security in Kentucky, please visit www.homelandsecurity.ky.gov.