We are being contacted by universities & colleges using FEMA grant funds for the purchase of cloth face masks, which qualify as PPE through this grant program.

The grant is for preparedness funding and is provided by FEMA to state, local, tribal, and territorial entities in the form of non-disaster grants. Preparedness and other grant programs support US citizens and first responders to ensure that everyone can work together as a nation to build, sustain and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from and mitigate all hazards.

For more information about the FEMA grant you may visit https://www.fema.gov/grants

Recipients should work through their FEMA regional point of contacts to make sure that the following forms/paperwork have been filled out before applying for a grant: 

  • FEMA-State/Tribal/Territorial Agreements,
  • Signed Federal Grant Applications (SF-424),
  • Updated Recipient Public Assistance (PA) Administrative Plans.

FEMA has simplified the process so you can apply for assistance online through the Public Assistance Grants Portal. 
To apply for a grant online please follow this process:

1. Recipients attend virtual applicant briefing

  • Those interested in attended a briefing should contact state, local, tribal and territorial governments.

2. Log on and create account at Public Assistance (PA) Grants Portal
3. Submit a Request for Public Assistance (RPA)
4. Submit a COVID-19 Streamlined Project Application
5. FEMA and Recipient review documents
6. Applicant Signs Project
7. Receive funding through Recipient

FEMA reviews information you have submitted online including work activities, costs, and supporting documentation and may contact you if we have any questions. You can log-in to Grants Portal see the progress of your grant at any time.

Applicants who have questions about the process should reach out to state, local, tribal and territorial governments.

To get more information about our 2-ply and 3-ply cloth face masks, simply complete this form.

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PLEASE NOTE: Gorilla Marketing makes no claims that we can secure grant money on your behalf. We are simply sharing information from universities and other agencies who secured grant money that they used to by blank, undecorated face masks for their constituents.

There have been reports that scammers are pretending to be the government, contacting people by robocall, text message, email and other outreach. These scammers say they can get people financial help during the COVID-19 pandemic, and then ask for money or personal information, like Social Security, bank account or credit card numbers. Don’t trust anyone who offers financial help and then asks for money or personal information. Federal and local disaster workers do not solicit or accept money. The Department of Homeland Security, FEMA, U.S. Health and Human Services and the Centers for Disease Control staff never charge for disaster assistance.