FY 2021 NSGP-S - Unallowable Costs

Several types of proposed projects and activities are not allowed under the grant program, to include, but not limited to the following:

  • Organizational operating costs
  • Hiring of public safety personnel
  • General-use expenditures
  • Overtime
  • Development of risk or vulnerability assessments
  • License Plate Reader System (LPRs)
  • Facial recognition software
  • Knox Boxes
  • Guns/Weapons
  • Landscaping
  • Initiative in which federal agencies are the beneficiary or than enhance federal property
  • Initiative which study technology development
  • Proof-of-concept initiatives
  • Any pre-award costs (including grant writer fees)
  • Sexual Predator screening Database
  • Development of the Investment Justification
  • Weapons Training