The Applicants' Briefing is a meeting conducted by the State to inform prospective applicants of available assistance and eligibility requirements for obtaining Federal assistance under the declared event. The meeting is held as soon as practicable following the President's declaration.
During the briefing, the State will present the incident period and a description of the declared event. Applicant, work, and cost eligibility will be reviewed and the project formulation process will be introduced. The State will also discuss funding options, record keeping and documentation requirements, and Special Considerations issues.
Typically, applicants will prepare and submit their Requests for Public Assistance form during the briefing.
Previous Step: Presidential Disaster Declaration. Next Step: Submission of Request for Public Assistance by Applicant.