COVID-19 Public Assistance

Watch FEMA’s ‘How-To’ Videos on grant applications for COVID-19.

For more information on FEMA’s COVID-19 Public Assistance program and a list of eligible reimbursable expenses click here.

For those potential applicants that are unable to register through the FEMA Grants Portal, please send an email to recovery1@mema.ms.gov with the following information:

  • Applicant/Agency Name
  • County
  • EIN (Tax ID) Number
  • DUNS Number
  • Organization Type (e.g. County, City, 501C Private Non-Profit (PNP) etc.)
  • Primary Contact Name and Title along with Phone Number and Email
  • Alternate Contact Name and Title along with Phone Number and Email
  • Physical Mailing Address

If you are a Private Non-Profit submitting a Request for Public Assistance, please provide this additional information in your email:

  • IRS Tax Letter
  • By-Laws/Charter
  • Proof that your Organization Owns/Operates an Eligible Facility
  • Insurance Policy

FEMA COVID-19 – Coordinating Public Assistance and Other Sources of Federal Funding

COVID-19 Procurement During Exigent or Emergency Circumstances Fact Sheet

 COVID-19 How to Complete and Submit a Project Application

COVID-19 Project Application Reference Guide

COVID-19 Project Process Overview

COVID-19 Purchase and Distribution of Food

COVID-19 Food Distribution Additional Guidance

COVID-19 Private Nonprofit Fact Sheet

COVID-19 Provision of Water Fact Sheet

COVID-19 What is Covered Under Emergency Protective Measures March 19, 2020 – Sept. 14, 2020

COVID-19 Medical Care Costs Eligible for Public Assistance