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Register now for FEMA reimbursement of eligible COVIOD-19 expenditures

Posted on March 26, 2020

Federal funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) may be available under the COVID-19 major disaster declaration.  Please see the attached notification from New York State Homeland Security and Emergency Services for more details.  Additional information can be found on their website at http://www.dhses.ny.gov/recovery/public/active-declarations.cfm.  Virtual applicant briefings will be on several dates next week and will be based on your county location.  You may register through the attached notification.

The Office of Recovery at the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services will be holding several virtual Applicant Briefings to discuss the federal funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) that may be available under the COVID-19 major disaster declaration. The briefing will provide state agencies and authorities, local governments and private non-profits guidance on the eligibility standards for being an applicant under a FEMA disaster grant and what types of activities are reimbursable under this current declaration.

Click here for for the Applicant’s Briefing Schedule. 

Emergency medical care (diagnosis or treatment of mental or physical injury or disease) private non-profits that may be eligible for reimbursement include:

  •  Clinics
  • Facilities that provide in-patient care for convalescent or chronic disease patients
  • Hospices and nursing homes
  • Hospitals and related facilities, including:
    o Central service facilities operated in connection with hospitals
    o Extended-care facilities
    o Facilities related to programs for home health services
    o Laboratories
    o Self-care units
    o Storage, administration, and record areas o
  • Long-term care facilities
  • Outpatient facilities
  • Rehabilitation centers that provide medical

    FEMA makes the final determination on applicant eligibility for private non-profits. The types of information requested for review:
    • DUNS Number
    • Organizational Charter / By-Laws
    • Tax Exempt Letter, 501(c), (d), or (e) IRS designation
    • NYS Comptroller’s W-9 Form
    • Articles of Incorporation
    • PNP Questionnaire

Click here for for the Applicant’s Briefing Schedule.