Infrastructure and Local Government Assistance

Infrastructure and Local Government Assistance is supplemental aid to local, state and select non-profit organizations for the specific purpose of response and recovery in state-mandated or presidentially-declared disasters or emergencies.

Who Can Apply:

  • Counties that are included in the Federal Declaration
  • Any city, town, special district, regional authority, village or borough included in the declared county
  • State government agencies that assisted in the declared counties
  • Private non-profit organizations that own or operate facilities that provide certain services otherwise performed by a government agency​, as long as they also complete a Download this pdf file. PNP Questionnaire . Information on what qualifies as a PNP can be found on FEMA's website at

All applicants must complete a Download this pdf file. Request for Public Assistance (RPA) . Please email completed forms to Public Assistance.

Upcoming Deadline – Request for Public Assistance (RPA) for DR-4685, declared 1/16/23 - Due February 15, 2023

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DR-4685 – Georgia Presidential Disaster Declaration is now ready to receive RPAs from counties, cities, state agencies, houses of worship, and certain private non-profits from the following declared Counties: Butts, Henry, Jasper, Meriwether, Newton, Spalding, and Troup.

To apply for Public Assistance, an applicant must be a registered user of the FEMA Grants Portal and submit a Request for Public Assistance (RPA). To receive assistance, all eligible applicants will be required to submit this form through the Grants Portal: - 30 days before a Presidential Disaster Declaration; the deadline is February 15, 2023.

If there are any questions, please contact GEMA/HS Public Assistance Department – [email protected].