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Policy and Guidance for FEMA Grants

Find the guidance you need to ensure your grant application and/or management of an awarded grant is successful.

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Learn about the federal rules that apply when purchasing under a FEMA award. Resources include:

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As part of President Biden's Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, beginning with awards received on or after May 14, 2022, any infrastructure project receiving federal funding must source their iron, steel, manufactured products and construction materials from the United States.

The Inflation Reduction Act authorizes FEMA to fund costs to procure building or construction materials that have a lower carbon footprint as compared to conventional materials. These efforts support the Federal Buy Clean Initiative to spur the development of lower carbon construction materials.

Learn about the 2 CFR updates that apply to FEMA awards.

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FEMA grants require applicants and recipients to use various tools to apply for and manage their FEMA grants.

Visit the full repository of all FEMA guidance issued to help the public understand how the agency administers its statutory and regulatory authorities.

The policy prohibits recipients and subrecipients from purchasing certain types of equipment, setting forth requirements and procedures by which recipients and subrecipients may potentially purchase controlled equipment with FEMA federal financial assistance.

List of Prohibited and Controlled Equipment