The US Department of Homeland Security Emergency Management Agency has allocated $26.8 million to the Cooperating Technical Partner Program (CTP). The purpose of the CTP program is to provide funds to ensure partners can perform program management and mapping-related activities. Recipients must be a partner in the CTP program, either be or represent a National Flood Insurance Program community in good-standing, have the capability to perform funded activities and have existing non-federally funded processes and/or systems in place to support activities which contribute to flood hazard identification.
Eligible projects include but are not limited to:
- assisting FEMA with development of national outreach documents, development of new guidelines and issue studies and reports, CTP training, flood risk communication including state, regional and local stakeholders
- participation in national conferences addressing risk map and CTP issues
- developing and conducting CTP mentoring sessions with participation of existing CTPs
- creation and dissemination of audio-web conferences
- national and state conference sessions
- professional floodplain planning and other related conferences
- specialized workshops targeting FEMA and state emergency management and planning staff and closely related professionals
- development of a graduate planning school course curriculum made available for use by professors and planning schools
Eligible Applicants: state governments, county governments, city or township governments, public and state controlled institutions of higher education, Native American Tribal governments, and nonprofits
Match: No match required
Deadline: August 1, 2012
WY, SD, ND, MT – Dawn Gladwell, 303 235 4718, Dawn.Gladwell@dhs.gov
MN – Ken Hinterlong, 312 408 5529, Ken.Hinterlong@dhs.gov
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