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Notice of Reimbursement Funding Availability
FEMA Public Assistance Program
Remnants of Hurricane Ida: DR4614
Eligible Categories: CAT A through CAT G
Incident Period: September 1, 2021 through September 3, 2021
The President approved Major Federal Disaster Declaration DR4614 for the State of New Jersey on September 6, 2021. The disaster declaration makes federal funding available to state and local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations on a cost-sharing basis for emergency work, and the repair or replacement of facilities damaged by the remnants of Hurricane Ida in Bergen, Gloucester, Hunterdon, Middlesex, Passaic and Somerset counties. The State will continue to work with all remaining counties who experienced damages as a result of the storm, and add on any that meet their eligible damage threshold to be included in the original disaster declaration.
Under this major disaster declaration (DR4614), the FEMA Public Assistance Program may provide reimbursement of eligible expenses at a 75 % Federal Cost Share. Eligible Applicants may be reimbursed at 75% of their total eligible costs, the remaining 25% will be the Applicant’s responsibility (otherwise known as local cost share).
State, Territorial, Tribal, County, and local government entities, as well as private non-profit (PNP) organizations can apply for reimbursement under the FEMA Public Assistance Grant Program by submitting a Request for Public Assistance (RPA). FEMA will review the RPA information and provide a determination to the State and Applicant expressing authorization to participate in the Public Assistance Program.
To apply for Federal (FEMA) Public Assistance Grant funding: Registering for a Request for Public Assistance (RPA) is the first step in the application and reimbursement process. Applicants must use the FEMA Grants Portal to register, please navigate to https://grantee.fema.gov to create your RPA. If you don’t already have a FEMA Grants Portal account, please click on “Register Your Organization for Public Assistance”, then complete and submit your RPA.
PLEASE NOTE: the deadline to submit RPAs is 10/5/2021
For questions related to submitting your RPA: email@example.com