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Public Assistance Grants Program
The Public Assistance Grant Program provides supplemental disaster grant assistance to government organizations and certain private nonprofit (PNP) organizations for debris removal, life-saving emergency protective measures, and the repair, replacement, or restoration of disaster-damaged publicly-owned facilities, and the facilities of certain PNP organizations following a presidential disaster declaration. The federal share of assistance is not less than 75 percent of the eligible cost.
To facilitate the processing of PA funding, Emergency work is separated into two categories (A-B) and Permanent Work is separated into five categories (C-G) based on general types of facilities.
A - Debris Removal
B - Emergency Protective Measures
Permanent Work (for the restoration of):
C - Roads and Bridges
D - Water Control Facilities
E - Buildings/equipment
F - Utilities
G - Parks, recreation, and other facilities
- Adobe Connect Link - A wealth of resources, including a Grants Portal PowerPoint
- Youtube Page - Grants Portal How-To Videos
Guidance & Resources
- Public Assistance Delivery Model Fact Sheet
- Public Assistance Program and Policy Guide (PAPPG)
- Public Assistance Grants Manager and Grant Portal Tool Fact Sheet
- Mitigate Disaster Damage with FEMA Public Assistance
For additional information or questions regarding Public Assistance, please contact:
Tiffany Vedder, State Public Assistance Officer
firstname.lastname@example.org or 517-599-5333
Marisela Shellenbarger, Deputy Public Assistance Officer
email@example.com or 517-512-9676