Applicants’ Briefings

Applicants’ Briefings provide potential applicants with basic information to assist them in their efforts to understand the requirements associated with applying for Public Assistance due to a Fire Management Assistance Grant (FMAG) declaration, under the California Disaster Assistance Act (CDAA) or under a Presidential Emergency Declaration.

Please email RSVP for Applicants’ Briefings to DisasterRecovery@caloes.ca.gov. Reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities are available upon request. Make your request as early as possible as last minute requests will be accepted, but cannot be guaranteed. 

This page includes briefings currently scheduled due to one of the mentioned declarations.

Public Assistance Forms, Documents, and Reference Materials

All materials mentioned in the Applicants’ Briefings presentations and meetings can be found here.

DR-4482 (COVID-19) Virtual Applicants’ Briefing Presentation

FEMA-4482-DR-CA is the federal designation for the biological event with the incident period beginning January 20, 2020 and continuing. The briefing linked below is for all counties, cities, special districts, school districts, tribal governments, state agencies, and eligible private non-profit organizations that provided an essential social service in all 58 counties of the state of California. This presentation includes information related to various COVID-19 recovery programs, project applications, and applicant responsibilities and best practices.

COVID-19 Applicants’ Briefing PowerPoint Presentation 

For additional resources and information related to Recovery COVID-19 federal funding programs and resources, please visit the Recovery COVID-19 page. 

Schedule of Applicants’ Briefings


Alisal Fire (CDAA 2022-04) Applicants’ Briefing

Meeting Date

August 3, 2022 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Type

California Disaster Assistance Act (CDAA)

Deadline

2022-09-02

Location

Santa Barbara County EOC 4408 Cathedral Oaks Rd. Santa Barbara, CA 93110

Affected Counties

Santa Barbara



December 2021 Storms (CDAA 2022-03)

Meeting Date

June 9, 2022 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Type

California Disaster Assistance Act (CDAA)

Deadline

2022-08-01

Location

Multiple Locations - Application deadline for all cities and counties is Monday, August 1, 2022.

Affected Counties

Amador, Calaveras, Humboldt, Nevada, Placer, Santa Cruz, Sierra, Trinity, and City Specific



(Virtual) October 2021 Atmospheric River (CDAA 2022-02) Applicants’ Briefing

Meeting Date

April 27, 2022 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Type

California Disaster Assistance Act (CDAA)

Deadline

2022-05-27

Affected Counties

Glenn, Marin, and Trinity



(Virtual) August 2021 Monsoon (CDAA 2022-01) Applicants’ Briefing

Meeting Date

April 25, 2022 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Type

California Disaster Assistance Act (CDAA)

Deadline

2022-05-25

Location

August 2021 Monsoon (CDAA 2022-01) Applicants’ Briefing (Webinar) (In-person briefing has been cancelled. Please join virtually via webinar link)

Affected Counties

Imperial and Riverside



(In-Person) October 2021 Atmospheric River (CDAA 2022-02) Applicants’ Briefing in Trinity County

Meeting Date

April 22, 2022 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Type

California Disaster Assistance Act (CDAA)

Deadline

2022-05-27

Location

Trinity County Library Board of Supervisors (Room 351) Main Street Weaverville, CA 96093

Affected Counties

Glenn, Marin, and Trinity



(In-Person) October 2021 Atmospheric River (CDAA 2022-02) Applicants’ Briefing in Marin County

Meeting Date

April 19, 2022 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Type

California Disaster Assistance Act (CDAA)

Deadline

2022-05-27

Location

Marin County Sheriff’s Assembly – 1600 Los Gamos Drive, Suite #200 San Rafael, CA 94903

Affected Counties

Glenn, Marin, and Trinity



(In-Person) October 2021 Atmospheric River (CDAA 2022-02) Applicants’ Briefing in Glenn County

Meeting Date

April 18, 2022 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Type

California Disaster Assistance Act (CDAA)

Deadline

2022-05-27

Location

Glenn County Planning and Community Services Department (Conference Room) – 225 N Tehama Street Willows, CA 95988

Affected Counties

Glenn, Marin, and Trinity