The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)’s Public Assistance program is a available to provide reimbursement disaster aid to a number of local and countywide organizations. Please review the information and materials below to learn more about eligibility and the process to apply for aid.
Note: At this time, only costs related to Emergency Protective Measures are eligible for reimbursement. See the Work & Cost Eligibility section for more information.
- State, local, tribal, and territorial government entities
- Certain Private Nonprofit Organizations
- For state, local, tribal, and territorial governments, evaluating facility eligibility is not necessary for most emergency work
- Private nonprofit organizations that own or operate a medical or custodial care facility are eligible for:
- Reimbursement of costs from FEMA related to patient evacuation when such an action is needed,
- In limited circumstances, reimbursement when essential components of a facility are urgently needed to save lives or protect health and safety, such as an emergency room of a private nonprofit hospital.
- Reimbursement of costs for emergency medical care.
Work & Cost Eligibility
- Work must be necessary as a direct result of the emergency or major disaster.
- Costs must be directly related to COVID-19.
- Procurement Under Grants – Exigent or Emergency Circumstances
- Work eligible under Emergency Protective Measures guidance.
- Eligible Emergency Medical Care