Roles and Responsibilities
The term subgrantee (also referred to as an applicant) is a State agency or local government, American or Native American Indian Tribes, Private Nonprofit organization, or other legal entity to which public assistance funds are awarded. The subgrantee:
Must identify its damages to the State and FEMA.
Should attend the Applicants’ Briefing to learn about the necessary paperwork to apply for Federal assistance and documentation required for the Project Worksheet process.
Should submit a Request for Public Assistance at the Applicants’ Briefing or no later than 30 days after designation of the County.
Is responsible for providing documentation and personnel to work with FEMA and the State in the damage assessment and project application processes.
Is responsible for completing its recovery actions.
Is accountable to the grantee for the use of the funds provided by FEMA.