Starting a CERT Program

Step 2: Identifying Resources

Ideas for Obtaining CERT Resources

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This job aid presents some sources of funding or in-kind contributions, in addition to agency support, that have been successful for CERT Program Coordinators. As you review the list, consider your community. You may identify other sources for the resources you need.

As you arrange for funding, remember that most communities will not establish a separate account for CERT funds. Be sure to check with the appropriate personnel locally to determine the process required to receive funding for the CERT program.