Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 National Urban Search & Rescue (US&R) Response System Readiness Cooperative Agreement


Funding Opportunity ID: 295493
Opportunity Number: DHS-17-DOD-025-00-01
Opportunity Title: Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 National Urban Search & Rescue (US&R) Response System Readiness Cooperative Agreement
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Other (see text field entitled “Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity” for clarification)
Category Explanation: Disaster Readiness/Response
CFDA Number(s): 97.025
Eligible Applicants: State governments
County governments
City or township governments
Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility: One of the 28 Sponsoring Agencies of the National US&R Response System Task Forces
Agency Code: DHS-DHS
Agency Name: Department of Homeland Security
Department of Homeland Security – FEMA
Posted Date: Jul 17, 2017
Close Date: Aug 17, 2017
Last Updated Date: Jul 13, 2017
Award Ceiling: $4,036,195
Award Floor: $0
Estimated Total Program Funding: $37,310,092
Expected Number of Awards: 28
Description: “The National Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Response System (the System) provides funding for 28 national task forces staffed and equipped to conduct around-the-clock search-and-rescue operations following earthquakes, tornadoes, floods, hurricanes, aircraft accidents, hazardous materials spills and catastrophic structure collapses. When deployed, these task forces, support state and local emergency responders’ efforts to locate survivors and manage recovery operations. This program supports Mission 5, Goal 5.1: ?Enhance National Readiness?, as provided in the Quadrennial Homeland Security Review. To provide for the sustainment and readiness of the System and their local jurisdictions, through the funding of: administration and management, training, equipment and storage and maintenance.”
Version: Synopsis 1

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