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Agency:

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Resource:

(USACE) Planning Assistance to States (PAS)

Overview:

(Section 22, WRDA 1974, as amended) - Assists states, local governments, Tribes, and other non-federal entities with preparation of comprehensive plans for development, utilization, and conservation of water and related resources of drainage basins, watersheds, or ecosystems. Provides technical assistance in support of state (or groups of states) water resources management and related land resources as identified in state water plans or hazard mitigation plans; preparedness, response and recovery plans; or plans associated with changing hydrologic conditions, climate change, long-term sustainability, and resilience. Studies are for project planning and may not include preparation of site-specific designs or fund construction.

Funding Information:

  • Comprehensive Planning: Cost shared at 50 percent federal, 50 percent non-federal. Non-federal sponsor’s cost share may include cash and work-in-kind.
  • Technical Assistance: Cost shared at 50 percent federal, 50 percent non- federal. Non-federal must be cash
  • Limited to $5 million federal funds per state in a fiscal year.
  • Limited to $2 million federal funds per state per fiscal year for cooperative agreements with nonprofit organizations to assist rural and small communities.
  • Non-federal sponsor may voluntarily contribute fees in excess of 50 percent cost share

Resource Website(s):

https://planning.erdc.dren.mil/toolbox/library/FactSheets/PAS_FS_Aug2019.pdf

Keywords:

Local Government, State Government, Tribal, Preparing for Flood Response, Recovering from a Flood, Reducing Flood Risk (Mitigation), Financial Assistance, Technical Assistance

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