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911 Grant Program Notice of Funding Opportunity 2018

Date: 
August 24, 2018

The NG911 Advancement Act provides new funding for grants to be used for the implementation and operation of 911 services, E-911 services, E-911 services, migration to an IP-enabled emergency network, and adoption and operation of NG911 services and applications; the implementation of IP-enabled emergency services and applications enabled by Next Generation 911 services, including the establishment of IP backbone networks and the application layer software infrastructure needed to interconnect the multitude of emergency response organizations; and training public safety personnel, including call-takers, first responders, and other individuals and organizations who are part of the emergency response chain in 911 services.

Those who intend to apply for a grant must submit their initial application package, including identification of a designated 911 coordinator and the required certification by September 10, 2018. Once applicants have submitted their initial application, NHTSA and NTIA will publish preliminary funding allocations for each of the States or Tribal Organizations meeting the certification requirements on www.grants.gov.

Please direct programmatic inquiries to:
Daniel Phythyon
Telecommunications Policy Specialist, Office of Public Safety Communications
National Telecommunications and Information Administration
U.S. Department of Commerce
1401 Constitution Avenue, NW, Room 4076
Washington, DC 20230
Phone: (202) 482-5018
Email: dphythyon@ntia.doc.gov

Laurie Flaherty
Coordinator, National 911 Program
Office of Emergency Medical Services
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, NPD-400
Washington, DC 20590
Phone: (202) 366-2705
Email: Laurie.Flaherty@dot.gov

Please direct media inquiries to:
Stephen F. Yusko
Public Affairs Specialist
Office of Public Affairs
National Telecommunications and Information Administration
U.S. Department of Commerce
1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Room 4897
Washington, DC 20230
Phone: (202) 482-7002
Email: press@ntia.doc.gov

Karen Aldana
Public Affairs Specialist
Office of Communications and Consumer Information
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
U.S. Department of Transportation
1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Room W52-306
Washington, DC 20590
Phone: (202) 366-3280
Email: Karen.aldana@dot.gov