Fiscal Year 2017 Nonprofit Security Grant Program Overview As appropriated by the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2017 (Pub. L. No. 115-31) and as authorized by Section 2003 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002, (Pub. L. No. 107-296), as amended; the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP) provides funding support for target hardening and other physical security enhancements to nonprofit organizations that are at high risk of a terrorist attack and located within one Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI)-designated urban areas. The NSGP also promotes emergency preparedness coordination and collaboration activities between public and private community representatives as well as state and local government agencies The FY 2017 NSGP plays an important role in the implementation of the National Preparedness System by supporting the development and sustainment of core capabilities. The core capabilities, outlined in the National Preparedness Goal (the Goal) are essential for the execution of the five mission areas—Prevention, Protection, Mitigation, Response, and Recovery mission areas and the realization of a secure and resilient Nation. Funding In FY 2017, the total amount of funds under this grant program is $25,000,000.