IDHS accepting grant applications

WLFI File Photo
WLFI File Photo

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Local agencies can apply for Indiana Homeland Security Foundation grants through Feb. 28.

The Indiana Homeland Security Foundation funds public safety projects at the local level. Eligible applicants include fire departments, law enforcement, emergency medical services, or emergency management agencies. They may apply for grants of up to $4,000.

The Indiana Department of Homeland Security says grant applications should also focus on ensuring the safety of citizens of Indiana, county emergency operations centers, local and district planning initiatives and the sustainability of current capabilities

In 2013, more than $370,000 was awarded.

For more information on grant application, click here. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, off topic, or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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