Presidential Residence Protection Security Grant


To Provide Federal funds to reimburse state and local law enforcement agencies for law enforcement agencies for law enforcement personnel costs incurred while protecting any non-governmental residence of the President of the United States that is designated or identified to be secured by the United States Secret Service.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants
Program Accomplishments
Not applicable.
Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2017, Public Law 115-31
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Eligible applicants are limited to state and local law enforcement agencies, directly or through the State Administrative Agency, that conducted protection activities associated with any non-governmental residence of the President of the United States designated or identified to be secured by the United States Secret Service.
Beneficiary Eligibility
Not applicable.
The Applicant (SAA) must include a signed letter from the head of each state or local law enforcement agency for which reimbursement is requested. The certification letter must be addressed to the FEMA Administrator and certify that the protection activities were requested by the Director of the USSS, for all overtime for which reimbursement under this grant is requested. The certifications must be included as separate attachments to the application. 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
Application Procedure
This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards.
Award Procedure
See NOFO for details. In general, the steps in determining an award to eligible applicants are described in the Application Evaluation Criteria, Review and Selection Process, and the Supplemental Financial Integrity Review.
Not applicable.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
How are proposals selected?
FEMA will review each application and make a determination as to the level of reimbursement, if any, after consideration of the information provided in response to the requirements set forth in the NOFO, and contingent upon available funding. FEMA may request to review source documents to verify allowability of costs prior to making awards. Failure to provide adequate source documentation may result in some or all of the reimbursement requests to be denied.
How may assistance be used?
Award funds may not be used for matching funds for any other Federal award, lobbying, or intervention in Federal regulatory or adjudicatory proceedings.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Performance Reports: Monitoring involves the review and analysis of the financial, programmatic, performance, compliance and administrative processes, policies, activities, and other attributes of each Federal assistance award and will identify areas where technical assistance, corrective actions, and other support may be needed. Recipients may be monitored through an on-site monitoring visit by DHS/FEMA staff.
Recipients that expend $750,000 or more from all Federal funding sources during their fiscal year are required to submit an organization-wide financial and compliance audit report. The audit must be performed in accordance with the requirements of the U.S. Government Accountability Office's (GAO) Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards The Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2017 charges the DHS OIG with auditing reimbursements made under the PRES Grant. Evidence that supports the expenses submitted for reimbursement in the Detailed Budget Spreadsheets (e.g., signed and approved time cards that contain detailed descriptions of the services performed or other supporting documentation permitted under 2 C.F.R. SS 200.430) must be maintained by the non-federal entity and be provided to DHS/FEMA upon request.
All records are either GRS 1.2.020 (FEMA PRC 12-1 (Grant and cooperative agreement case files for Successful Applications) or GRS 1.2.021 (FEMA PRC 12-2 (Grant and cooperative agreement case files for Unsuccessful Applications) and are temporary. PRC 12-1 records must be maintained for 10 years after the last activity; PRC 12-2 records must be maintained for 3 years after the last activity.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.

Matching requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.

MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Funding will be awarded as a reimbursement for activities already completed.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
Applicants and recipients should contact their FEMA Headquarters Program Analyst with any questions or concerns. Applicants or recipients that are unsure who their respective FEMA Headquarters Program Analyst is should contact the Centralized Scheduling and Information Desk (CSID). CSID can be reached by phone at (800) 368-6498 or by e-mail at, Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. EST.
Headquarters Office
Maggie Wilson
400 C Street SW

Washington, DC 20472 US
Phone: (202)510-0986
Website Address
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Project Grants) FY 18$41,000,000.00; FY 19 est $41,000,000.00; FY 20 est $0.00; -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
This was a new program in FY 2017, so there were no previous program budgets.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for the Fiscal Year 2019 Presidential Residence Extraordinary Security Grant will be published on
Examples of Funded Projects
Not applicable.


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