COVID-19 Public Assistance Information
Potential Public Assistance Applicants:
On March 27, 2020 a major disaster declaration was declared for the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic response to include the State of Michigan. This disaster declaration designated all counties in Michigan as eligible for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Public Assistance Grant Program (PAGP) assistance for Category B, Emergency Protective Measures, to protect public health and safety and to reduce or eliminate the threat of COVID-19. Public Assistance funding is available to eligible applicants including local governments (counties, cities, townships, local public authorities, schools, institutions of higher learning, regional government entities and special districts established under state law); tribal governments; and certain private non-profit (PNP) organizations providing critical education, emergency medical, utility and emergency services (hospitals, colleges and universities, assisted living and custodial care). The Incident period began January 20, 2020, and is ongoing. To request reimbursement for eligible activities, applicants must have an active account and submit their direct project application(s) in the FEMA Grants Portal.