The Missouri Department of Public Safety today announced the availability of up to $3.6 million in grant funding to assist local and state agencies manage and reduce systemic cybersecurity risks. The Missouri State and Local Cybersecurity Grant Program is a competitive grant with individual awards of up to $200,000 to support cybersecurity activities. Interested applicants must apply by the December 16th deadline.

Eligible grant expenses include costs associated with planning, organization, equipment, training, and/or exercise activities. The grant has a match requirement of 10 percent. Applications will only be accepted through the Missouri Department of Public Safety online WebGrants System. Grant recipients will be notified of their awards in January 2023. The funding for this grant opportunity is made available through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The Missouri Department of Public Safety serves as the State Administrative Agency for this grant program.