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This guide discusses eligibility requirements and procedures for FEMA's Public Assistance Program for various entities including private nonprofit organizations. The latest update includes newly added provisions regarding the eligibility of houses of worship for this program.
This page provides an overview of FEMA's Public Assistance Program which provides grant assistance to certain entities or organizations for: debris removal, life-saving emergency protective measures, and the repair, replacement, or restoration of disaster-damaged facilities.
In January 2018, FEMA announced that private nonprofit houses of worship (churches, synagogues, mosques, etc.) are now eligible for the same assistance as other private nonprofit community centers regardless of their religious nature.
This article, written in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, provides information about how nonprofit type organizations can apply for assistance from the federal government. This includes information about FEMA Disaster Grants, as well as loans from the Small Business Administration.