Next Generation Warning System Grants

The Next Generation Warning System (NGWS) grant program, funded by FEMA, supports public broadcast entities equipment upgrades to expand emergency alert, warning, and interoperable communications. 

The second Request for Applications is now live and open until September 12, 2024. Application information and materials are available at

NGWS Troubleshooting Tips

RFA Opens June 28, 2024
GMS Access Request Deadline            September 5, 2024 by 5:00 PM ET
RFA Closes September 12, 2024 at 5:00 PM ET
Awards Issued Awards will be issued, pending availability, on a rolling basis until grant closing on September 30, 2026. Award recipients will be contacted directly by email and announced publicly by CPB email and/or press release.
Deadline for Project Completion September 30, 2026