The Bay Area Urban Areas Security Initiative



Proposals for FY24/25 are no longer being accepted. Please refer to the Project Proposal Process table below for the proposal review timeline.

Below is the link to the proposal guidance for FY24/25.

FY 24/25 Proposal Guidnace (PDF)

Access the WebGrants portal to manage awarded grants and submit reports.

Click below to be directed to the WebGrants portal.

Proposal Submission

Applicants are encouraged to review the FEMA Mission Areas and Core Capabilities page and the FY24/25 Proposal Guidance, Appendix B (PDF) to help inform which core capability and capability gap align with their project. This should be determined prior to filling out the application.

FY24/25 Project Proposal Process





Management Team

Kick off workshop and webinar

September 14, 2023

This meeting reviews project submission protocols and is required for all those submitting proposals.

UASI Stakeholders

Proposal submissions

September 15 – October 6, 2023

UASI stakeholders submit proposals through the WebGrants system.

Management Team

Compliance review

October 9 – November 3, 2023

Management Team reviews proposals and checks for compliance.

Approval Authority

Proposal review

November 8 – 22, 2023

Review period for Approval Authority members.


Proposal review

December 11, 2023

Management Team sends proposals to hub voting members for review.



January 2024

Hubs meet on specific days in January 2024 and prioritize all projects.

Approval Authority


March 14, 2024 (estimate)

Approval Authority approves Hub, Core City, and National Priority Area projects as well as FY24 allocations.


Applicants are required to attend the FY24-25 Project Proposal Kick Off Meeting or review the presentation prior to applying. If you have any questions please email the Webgrants team,



Reveiw the FY24-25 the Kick-Off Presentation Slide Deck (PDF) and Quickstart Guide to Submitting you Grant Proposal (PDF).

Compliance Forms

Environmental Historical Preservation (EHP) Screening (PDF)

Sole Source Request (PDF)

Aviation Request (PDF)

Watercraft Request (PDF)





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