Disaster Assistance Projects

 

This category is not for unsolicited proposals. Provides funding that has been designated by Congressionally appropriated authorization, generally for a specified Project, or to provide unique or limited scope funding for certain disaster assistance Projects identified by congress or a DHS program office. Program funds support the National Preparedness Goal of enhancing core capabilities in the areas of disaster response and recovery.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Active
Program Number
97.088
Federal Agency/Office
Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants
Program Accomplishments
Fiscal Year 2018 6 grants, 60, 000+ survivors
Authorization
Public Health Bioterrorism and Public Health Emergencies Act of 2002, Public Law 107-188
Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, Public Law 93-288
Homeland Security Act, Public Law 107-296
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
State (includes District of Columbia, public institutions of higher education, and hospitals), local (includes State-designated Indian Tribes, excludes institutions of higher education and hospitals), public nonprofit institution/organization (includes institutions of higher education and hospitals), other public institution/organization, Federally Recognized Indian Tribal Governments, individual/family, profit organization, private nonprofit institution/organization (includes institutions of higher education and hospitals). Funds are restricted to nonfederal entities, e.g. State, local government, private, public, profit or nonprofit organization, Indian Tribal government or individual specified by DHS or U.S. Appropriation Statute.
Beneficiary Eligibility
Individual/family, profit organization, private nonprofit institution/organization, State, local, public nonprofit institution/organization, other public institution/organization, Federally Recognized Indian Tribal Governments or individual specified by U.S. Appropriation Statute.
Credentials/Documentation
Credentials or other documentation may be required by the U.S. Appropriation Statute or other statute by project. Funds are restricted to nonfederal entities, e.g. State, local government, private, public, profit or nonprofit organization, Indian Tribal government or individual specified by DHS or U.S. Appropriation Statute.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is required. Environmental impact information is not required for this program. An environmental impact assessment is not required for this listing. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372. The applicant is notified of funding availability through letter or electronic mail communication. The applicant will be advised on how to apply for the funding through this notification.
Application Procedure
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. An application (SF 424, budget, program or project narrative and assurances) or plan must be submitted that outlines the implementation of the project and expenditure of funds in response to the project identified by the U.S. Appropriation Statute.
Award Procedure
Applications or plans are reviewed by DHS program and administrative staff, concerns negotiated with the applicant and award processed.
Deadlines
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
The range of approval time depends on the type of project to be funded.
Appeals
None.
Renewals
None.
How are proposals selected?
Not applicable.
How may assistance be used?
Funding is restricted to nonfederal entities invited to apply by DHS or specified in DHS Appropriation Statute.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Reporting
Performance Reports: Refer to program guidance.
Auditing
Not applicable.
Records
Financial records, supporting documentation and all other records to validate the performance of the grant or cooperative agreement must be retained for three years from the date the final financial status report is submitted to the DHS.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.

Matching is voluntary. Funding amounts and match requirements are specified in the program guidance document.

MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Mandated in the appropriation or identified in the application or plan submission. Refer to program guidance.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
None/Not specified.
Headquarters Office
Community Services Branch/Individual Assistance Division/Recovery Directorate
500 C St., SW.
Washington, DC 20472 US
FEMA-HQ-CSS@dhs.gov
Phone: 202.646.2500
Website Address
http://www.fema.gov
Financial Information
Account Identification
70-0702-0-1-760
Obligations
(Project Grants) FY 18$221,791,574.00; FY 19 est $53,146,496.00; FY 20 est $55,000,000.00; FY 17$2,767,367,674.00; FY 16 Estimate Not Available -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Each "earmark" or project funding is designated by the appropriation statute or identified by the program office.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
OMB Circulars, A-21 Cost Principles for Educational Institutions, A-87 Cost Principles for State, Local and Indian Tribal Governments, A-102 Grants and Cooperative Agreements with Stat, and Local Governments, A-110, Uniform Administrative Requirements for Grants and Other Agreements with Institutions of Higher Education, Hospitals and Nonprofit Organizations, and A-133 Audits of States, Local Governments, and Nonprofit Organizations, in addition to program regulations, guidelines, DHS policy and procedure.
Examples of Funded Projects
Not applicable.

 



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