Grants Programs FY 2010
The Intercity Bus Security Grant Program (IBSGP) is one of five grant programs that constitute the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Fiscal Year (FY) 2010 focus on transportation infrastructure security activities. IBSGP is one tool among a comprehensive set of measures authorized by Congress and implemented by the Administration to help strengthen the nation’s critical infrastructure against risks associated with potential terrorist attacks. The FY 2010 IBSGP is authorized by section 1532 of the Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act (Public Law 110-53) (the 9/11 Act), 6 U.S.C. 1182, and the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2010 (Public Law 111-83).
The total amount of funds distributed under this grant will be $11,520,000. FY 2010 IBSGP funds will be allocated based on division into two tiers. Tier I is allocated $6,336,00 and Tier II is allocated $5,184,000. As with the FY 2009 program, eligible FY 2010 IBSGP applicants will be placed into one of two tiers. Tier I will be comprised of the larger intercity bus systems in the country that operate at least 250 over-the-road buses and meet the other minimum eligibility requirements. Tier II will be comprised of all other intercity bus systems that meet the minimum eligibility requirements.
FY 2010 IBSGP Frequently Asked Questions (PDF, 74KB)
FY 2010 IBSGP Fact Sheet (PDF, 85KB)