Public Assistance

FEMA Public Assistance Guides


Please review the documents below. All related questions should be sent to

Public Assistance (PA) Briefing


Alabama Emergency Management Agency (AEMA) recording regarding Public Assistance. 

FEMA Grants Portal Training Schedule

Click the button below to see the training schedule. There are many options provided and anyone can join them.

FEMA Public Assistance (PA) Fact Sheets

Procurement Under Grants Conducted Under Exigent or Emergency Circumstances Fact Sheet and Memo:

Public Assistance (PA) Matrix:

FEMA Public Assistance Categories of Work

FEMA PA Program


Eligible applicants (state agencies, cities, towns, county commissions, federally-recognized Indian tribes and certain essential private non-profit organizations) will be eligible to apply for some funding through FEMA’s Public Assistance grant program.

Applicant Quick Guide Process Overview​

This Quick Guide provides an overview of the Public Assistance process for Applicants seeking assistance under COVID-19 declarations.

EHP Fact Sheet for Emergency Protective Measures​

This Document describes the requirements for Environmental and Historic Preservation compliance and conditions as it relates to COVID-19 activities where a compliance review is not exempt from other laws not related to the emergency protective measures.

Public Assistance Websites Additional Information 

AEMA would like to explain the different websites that are currently being utilized for the Public Assistance Program.  Each site is an integral part of the Public Assistance process to receive the maximum amount of funding available.  The Public Assistance Program is available to eligible applicants following a Presidential Disaster Declaration. Click the button below to for more information:

Applicant Quick Guide for Completing and Submitting a COVID-19 Project Application​

This Quick Guide provides step-by-step guidance for Applicants on completing and submitting the COVID-19 Streamlined Project Application, including tracking and monitoring the status of submitted projects.

COVID-19 Streamlined Project Application

This fillable document includes the project application and instructions for how the Applicant should complete and submit the project application to the Recipient and FEMA.

Public Assistance Simplified Application Fact Sheet

This Fact Sheet supplements Fact Sheet: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic Emergency Protective Measures and provides an overview of the FEMA Public Assistance application process for recipients and applicants requesting reimbursement related to federal emergency and major disaster declarations for Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19).

FEMA Training Youtube Page

Calhoun County Emergency Management Agency (EMA)

Office Hours: M-F 8:00am-4:30pm

Office: 256-435-0540 | Fax: 256-435-0558

Address: 507 Francis St. W. Jacksonville, AL 36265

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