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
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Fiscal Year 2014: In FY 14, 8,098 students required housing at the NETC campus or at the Center for Domestic Preparedness. Fiscal Year 2015: Estimate will remain close to the number of resident students in FY 14 (8,000-9,000). EMI has been conducting more off-site offerings as well as using other venues to deliver training (i.e., video teleconferencing, Adobe Connect webinars). Fiscal Year 2016: Estimate will remain close to the number of resident students in FY 15 (8,000-9,000). EMI has been conducting more off-site offerings as well as using other venues to deliver training (i.e., video teleconferencing, Adobe Connect webinars).
Earthquake Hazards Reduction of 1977, 42 U.S.C 7701 et seq; Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C 5121 et seq; National Security Act of 1947, 50 U.S.C 401 et seq.; Defense Production Act of 1950, as amended,, 50 U.S.C App 2061 et.
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. This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Preapplication coordination is not applicable. Environmental impact information is not required for this program. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
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 office, 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. Courses are not open to the general public. 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?
No reports are required.
In accordance with the provisions of 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements, non-Federal entities that expend financial assistance of $750,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Non-Federal entities that expend less than $750,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in 2 CFR 200.503. 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
This program has no statutory formula.
This program has no matching requirements.
This program does not have MOE requirements.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Indefinite. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Payment based on Project need.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
See Regional Agency Offices. See EMI Catalog for listing of FEMA Regional Offices.
Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Protection and National Preparedness, National Preparedness Directorate, National Training and Education Division, Emergency Management Institute 16825 South Seton Avenue, Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727 Phone: (301) 447-1286
(Training) FY 14 $2,024,500; FY 15 est $2,100,000; and FY 16 est $2,100,000
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Emergency Management Institute Course Catalog.
Examples of Funded Projects