Orlando has received $3.8 million in grant funding under the Department of Homeland Security’s Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI). The funds will go toward training first responders, as well as preparation and prevention of potential terrorism incidents, including domestic terrorism.

The Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI) provides funding to help with terror-prevention planning, organization, equipment, training, and exercises in urban areas which could be targeted. Orlando received $3.5 million in 2020, $3.25 million in 2019, and $1.5 million in 2018.