Emergency Management Institute (EMI) Resident Educational Program
To improve emergency management practices among State, local and tribal government managers, and Federal officials as well, in response to emergencies and disasters. Programs embody the Comprehensive Emergency Management System by unifying the elements of management common to all emergencies: planning, preparedness, mitigation, response, and recovery. EMI training is conducted in an effort to strengthen the security and resilience of the United States through systematic preparation for the threats that pose the greatest risk to the security of the Nation, including acts of terrorism, cyber attacks, pandemics, and catastrophic natural disasters.
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
M - Training
Fiscal Year 2016
Estimate will remain close to the number of resident students for FY 15 (7,500-9,000). EMI continues to deliver more off-site offerings as well as using Video-teleconferencing, virtual tabletop exercises, and Adobe Connect webinars. In FY 2016, 8,000 students required housing at the NETC Campus in Emmitsburg, Maryland, or at the Center for Domestic Preparedness located in Anniston, Alabama.Fiscal Year 2017
Estimate will remain close to the number of resident students for FY 16 (7,500 – 9,000). EMI continues to deliver more off-site offerings, as well as using Video-teleconferencing, virtual tabletop exercises, and Adobe Connect webinars.Fiscal Year 2018
Estimate will remain close to the number of resident students for FY 17 (7,500 – 9,000). EMI continues to deliver more off-site offerings, as well as using Video-teleconferencing, virtual tabletop exercises, and Adobe Connect webinars.Fiscal Year 2019
EMI delivered over 380 emergency management courses in FY19
National Security Act of 1947, 50 U.S.C. 401 et seq.
Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. 5121 et seq
Defense Production Act of 1950, as amended,, 50 U.S.C. App 2061 et
Earthquake Hazards Reduction of 1977, 42 U.S.C. 7701 et seq
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Individuals assigned to an emergency management position in State, local, tribal, or Territorial government are eligible. Restrictions apply, however; refer to program guidance document or contact administering program office for additional information.
Applicants may be asked to verify their emergency management responsibilities. EMI qualification for instructor process
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Application deadline and other information are contained in the application/program guidance.
Applications or plans are reviewed by DHS program and administrative staff. Any issues or concerns noted in the application will be negotiated with the successful applicant prior to acceptance into the course.
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
Refer to program guidance document.
May be made to the Superintendent of the Emergency Management Institute.
How are proposals selected?
Refer to the program guidance for information on selection criteria.
How may assistance be used?
Courses are not open to the general public. The primary audience is State, local and tribal government officials. Acceptance into specific courses is based on a need to know the information and how it will be used for the benefit of the community.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
There may be an evaluation following completion of most courses to determine the application of the information and the benefit derived by the community.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.
Matching requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Indefinite. Payment based on Project need.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
See EMI Catalog for listing of FEMA Regional Offices.
Protection and National Preparedness, National Preparedness Directorate, National Training and Education Division, Emergency Management Institute, FEMA
16825 South Seton Avenue
Emmitsburg, MD 21727 US
(Training) FY 18$873,040.00; FY 19 est $1,028,224.00; FY 20 est $1,061,598.00; FY 17$1,770,453.00; FY 16$1,770,453.00; -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Emergency Management Institute Course Catalog.