Jan. 30 Deadline: Public Assistance Application

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The Colorado Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management held applicant briefings on

  • January 20, 2022 from 12:30 - 2 p.m.
  • January 21, 2022 from 12:30 - 2 p.m.
  • January 27, 2022 from 12:30 - 2 p.m.

Participation in an applicant briefing is required for all agencies applying to the Public Assistance Program. 


Public Assistance Deadlines

  • January 30, 2022: Deadline for the Request for Public Assistance (RPA) through FEMA's Grant Portal for DR-4634.
  • The deadline is a Sunday and will not be extended. 
  • FEMA Grants Portal: https://grantee.fema.gov/  
  • The two-step process if an agency is not already registered in the grants portal
    • Register for Access
    • Submit the RPA
  • After the RPA is submitted FEMA or FEMA and the State will work with the agency to schedule an exploratory call to discuss the Public Assistance program and expectations.
  • After the exploratory call, FEMA or FEMA and the State will schedule a Recovery Scoping Meeting with each applicant.
  • All damages must be identified within 60 days of FEMA's Recovery Scoping Meeting with the applicant. 

Public Assistance Program Overview

State, local, tribal and territorial governments and certain private-non-profit organizations in Boulder County are eligible for assistance for emergency work and the repair or replacement of disaster-damaged facilities. Learn more about the FEMA Public Assistance program.  This program reimburses eligible work costs with a federal share of assistance that is not less than 75 percent of the eligible costs.