Available Funding Through Citizen Corps
Citizen Corps is funded by the Department of Homeland Security, Office of Domestic
Preparedness. The sponsoring agency for the New Hampshire Citizen Corps program
is the New Hampshire Department of Safety and its administrative agent is Volunteer
Funds are currently available for towns that have already registered a council or
that will register a council as a requirement of receiving a Citizen Corps grant.
For towns that already have a council, funding is available to support the implementation
of any of the four charter programs. There is no match requirement to receive a
grant and there is no limit to grant applications. Grant requests are reviewed on
the second Friday of each month. Once approved by the State Council. *Grants are
usually paid within two weeks
Start-Up grant Program
The Start-up grant program was initiated in 2004 to facilitate the speedy delivery
of initial grant funds to communities who have embraced the tenets of Citizen Corps
and are enthusiastic to begin their work.
* Grants must be paid to a local unit of government.