Apply for FEMA Individual and Community Preparedness Awards... That's right - awards from FEMA for doing what your should already be doing!
Individual and Community Preparedness Awards highlight innovative local practices and achievements by individuals and organizations that made outstanding contributions toward making their communities safer, better prepared, and more resilient. To be considered for this year’s awards, all submissions must be received by March 28, 2016, at 11:59 p.m. EDT, and they must feature program activities between January 1, 2015, and March 28, 2016. Submit applications to
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Award categories include: • Outstanding Citizen Corps Council • Community Preparedness Champions • Awareness to Action • Technological Innovation • Outstanding Achievement in Youth Preparedness • Preparing the Whole Community • Outstanding Inclusive Initiatives in Emergency Management (new category) • Outstanding Private Sector Initiatives (new category) • Outstanding Community Emergency Response Team Initiatives • Outstanding Citizen Corps Partner Program • America’s PrepareAthon! in Action (new category)

Go here to download the application, and to read the application guidance.  

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