Office of Homeland Security
2007 HOMELAND SECURITY GRANT APPLICATION TO OPEN APRIL 2

Press Release Date:  Thursday, March 15, 2007  
Contact Information:  Jason Keller
502-564-2081
 


FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Office of Homeland Security announced today that the homeland security grant application for 2007 will be available online beginning April 2. The application may be found by visiting www.homelandsecurity.ky.gov. Additionally, grant application workshops will be held throughout the state in April to ensure local officials are informed of the grant process and the 2007 state strategy for distributing homeland security funds.  

Each application must arrive back to the Kentucky Office of Homeland Security no later than June 15, 2006. Grant award notices will be issued no later than August 31, 2007.  

“I would like to encourage our commonwealth’s state and local agencies looking to apply for homeland security funds and take advantage of these workshops,” said (Ret.) Maj. Alecia Webb-Edgington, Director of the Kentucky Office of Homeland Security. “Kentucky’s state strategy for distributing funds in 2007 is even more tightly focused this year, making the workshops a vital resource that will ensure each community has the information they need to submit a competitive application.”  

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

A listing of grant application workshops has been provided below:

Monday, April 9 10:00 to 12:00 pm CST
Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park
Conference Center 

Wednesday, April 11 10:00 - 12:00 pm EST
Center for Rural Development
2292 South Highway 27
Somerset, KY 42501

Monday, April 16 10:00 - 12:00 pm CST
Bowling Green Police Department
911 Kentucky Street
Bowling Green, KY  42101

Thursday, April 19 10:00 - 12:00 pm EST
Jenny Wiley State Park
Iroquois Room

Friday, April 20 10:00-12:00 pm EST
Northern KY Area Development District
Conference Center
22 Spiral Drive
Florence, KY  41042

Monday, April 23 10:00 - 12:00 pm EST
Greenbow Lake State Resort Park
Greenup and Boyd Rooms

Tuesday, April 24 10:00 - 12:00 pm EST
Kentucky Office of Homeland Security
Transportation Cabinet Auditorium
200 Mero Street
Frankfort, KY  40622

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The Kentucky Office of Homeland Security has been charged by Governor Fletcher to lead the Commonwealth's prevention and preparedness efforts to ensure Kentucky’s communities, First Responders and families are Ready and Prepared. For more information about homeland security in Kentucky, please visit www.homelandsecurity.ky.gov.