Information Analysis Infrastructure Protection (IAIP) Pilot Projects

To provide funding support to explore the feasibility and viability of commercially available protective measure technology to nonfederal entities, through pilot or demonstration projects.

Agency - Department of Homeland Security

The Department of Homeland Security has three primary missions: Prevent terrorist attacks within the United States, reduce America's vulnerability to terrorism and minimize the damage from potential attacks and natural disasters.

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Program Accomplishments


Uses and Use Restrictions

Restricted to pilot or demonstration projects of commercially available protective measures technologies.

Additional information concerning uses and restrictions is contained in the program guidance document or can be obtained from the administering program office identified in this announcement.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

Funds are restricted to State, local government, private, public, profit or non-profit organization, Indian Tribal government or individuals specified by DHS program or Appropriation Statute, or guidance.

Beneficiary Eligibility

State, local government, private, public, profit or nonprofit organization, Indian Tribal government or individual specified by DHS Appropriation Statute.


To apply for IAIP Pilot Project/ demonstration project grant funds, applicants must submit an application as outlined in the program's guidance document or application kit. The scope and extent of information required from applicants may vary by specific project. For more detailed application requirements for IAIP pilot/demonstration projects, please refer to the pertinent program announcement or solicitation guidance document.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

Depending on the type of applicant, this program may be eligible for coverage under E.O.

12372, "Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs." An applicant who falls within the scope of this requirement should consult their State's designated Single Point of Contact (SPOC) for more information on the process the State requires to be followed in applying for assistance, if the State has selected the program for review.

In most cases, applicants who may fall within the scope of this requirement will be units or sub-agencies and entities of State and local government.

Application Procedures

Application deadline and other information are contained in the application/program guidance.

Award Procedures

Applications or plans are reviewed by DHS program and administrative staff. Any issues or concerns noted in the application will be negotiated with the successful applicant prior to the award being issued.


Refer to announcement or application guidance for further information.


Public Law 107-296, Department of Homeland Security Act.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

Refer to program guidance document.




An annual appropriation is anticipated for this program.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

Funding amounts and match requirements are specified in the program announcement and guidance document.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

Will vary by project.

Post Assistance Requirements


Financial and progress reports must be submitted in compliance with OMB Circular A-102 or A110.

The frequency of the reports will be identified in the Terms and Conditions of the award.


In accordance with the provisions of OMB Circular A-133 (Revised, June 27, 2003), "Audits of States, Local Governments, and Nonprofit Organizations," nonfederal entities that expend financial assistance of $500,000 or more in Federal awards (or receive property, or a combination of both, within the fiscal year) will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Nonfederal entities that expend less than $500,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in Circular A-133. These audits are due to the cognizant Federal agency, submitted through the Federal Audit Clearinghouse, not later than 9 months after the end of the grantees fiscal year.


Grant records shall be retained for a period of 3 years from the day the recipient submits its final expenditure report. If any litigation, claim, negotiation, audit, or other action involving the records has been started before the expiration of the 3-year period, the records must be retained until completion of the action and resolution of all issues which arise from it, or until the end of the regular 3-year period, whichever is later. Grant records include financial and program/progress reports, support documents, statistical records, and other documents that support the activity and/or expenditure of the recipient or sub-recipient under the award.

Financial Information

Account Identification



FY 07 $17,351,867; FY 08 est $4,000,000; and FY 09 est not available.

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

As specified in the program announcement.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

OMB Circulars, A-21 Cost Principles for Educational Institutions, A-87 Cost Principles for State, Local and Indian Tribal Governments, A-102 Grants and Cooperative Agreements with Stat, and Local Governments, A-110, Uniform Administrative Requirements for Grants and Other Agreements with Institutions of Higher Education, Hospitals and Non-Profit Organizations, and A-133 Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations, in addition to program regulations, guidelines, DHS policy and procedure.

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office


Headquarters Office

Grants and Financial Assistance Division, Office of Procurement Operations, Department of Homeland Security, 245 Murray Lane, Bldg 410, Washington, DC 20528; Telephone: (202) 447-5589.

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

Earmark or as identified in the program guidance document.

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