Commonwealth Interoperability Coordinator’s Office (CICO)

Current Grants

The Office of Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security works with the Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM), the state administering agency (SAA), to review applications for and track the following grants:

Authorized Equipment Lists

The Authorized Equipment List (AEL) – This content is available in PDF format at  and For questions about the AEL, please contact your Grant Programs Directorate (GPD) Program Analyst or the Centralized Scheduling Information Desk (CSID). You can reach the CSID Information Desk by phone at (800) 368-6498 Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. EST, or by e-mail at