VDEM Awards Emergency Management Performance Grant Program Funding

The Virginia Department of Emergency Management awards over $2.6 million in grant funding for the Emergency Management Performance Grant Program. It focuses on funding planning, operations, equipment acquisitions, trainings, exercises, and construction and renovation efforts at the local government level. Lancaster, Northumberland, Mathews, Richmond and Westmoreland Counties each received $7,500. Essex County is awardes just over $13,000 while Gloucester County’s grant is a little under $14,000.