FEMA extends deadline for public assistance application to February 11

Published 12:00 am Saturday, January 1, 2022

BATON ROUGE — FEMA has extended the period for applicants to request Public Assistance grants for Hurricane Ida. The new deadline is Feb. 11, 2022.

The Public Assistance (PA) Program delivers FEMA grant assistance to local and state governments and their agencies, houses of worship and certain private nonprofit applicants following a disaster declaration.

Communities, nonprofits and houses of worship interested in applying for a PA grant should contact their local or state emergency manager to begin the process and submit a Request for Public Assistance form. Applicants are highly encouraged to submit their forms through the online FEMA Grants Portal at https://grantee.fema.gov/ for faster processing.

For more information about this program, visit https://www.fema.gov/assistance/public/program-overview