Flood Public Assistance For Houses of Worship
Public Assistance for Houses of Worship
Houses of worship and other nonprofit organizations may be eligible for FEMA assistance to help pay for emergency protective measures, debris removal and repairing or replacing facilities damaged by Tropical Storm Fred.
Under the Public Assistance program, FEMA may be able to provide financial assistance to certain private, nonprofit organizations – including houses of worship – to repair or replace facilities damaged or destroyed by a major disaster.
To be eligible, facilities must:
Have sustained damage caused by Tropical Storm Fred in Avery, Buncombe, Haywood, Madison, Transylvania, Yancey or Watauga counties.
Provide a current ruling letter from the IRS granting tax exemption under Section 501 (c) (d) or (e) of the IRS Code of 1954, or through the North Carolina Secretary of State.
Be owned or operated by a private nonprofit organization.
Have either not received funding or received insufficient funding after applying for a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) disaster loan.
The deadline to apply for FEMA Public Assistance is Oct. 7, 2021. For more information, contact North Carolina Emergency Management or email firstname.lastname@example.org.