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Emergency Relief Fund Application Guidance

**ATTENTION**
The Idaho Office of Emergency Management is now accepting applications for the competitive funding of projects through the Emergency Relief Fund.

Please direct any questions or concerns to IOEM at 208-258-6591

*It is strongly recommended that all criteria and links are reviewed so that you are well informed on the process and have all the information necessary to submit a well thought out project application.

Eligibility and acceptance of application will be based on the following criteria.

  • Funding for eligible projects will be on a reimbursement basis.
  • Eligible projects must reside within a county that has suffered road and bridge damage as a result of extreme weather, including heavy snow, flooding and landslides beginning in December 2016 and ongoing.
  • The road and bridge project your agency is applying for should not be directly related to significant deferred maintenance.
  • Eligible applicants must be able to provide a 10% match to requested funding by either in-kind contribution or cost share.

  • Applications will be evaluated based on content and supporting documentation (Ref: Rating criteria, Priorities)
  • Projects must meet eligibility guidelines as outlined in the Eligibility Snapshot. IOEM will refer to the PAPPG (Public Assistance Program and Policy Guide) Category C as a guideline only for cost eligibility, labor policies, etc. (ref: PAPPG Excerpts)

Fill out the Application here

** The ERF Application is separate from any FEMA Public Assistance Programs for jurisdictions under a federal disaster declaration. If you are applying for assistance with FEMA, you will need to fill out applications for both FEMA and the ERF funding separately.

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