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Checklist to Prepare for Funding

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It is critical to prepare your utility for the disaster funding application process. Certain pre-disaster activities will help a utility apply for federal disaster funding programs. Utilities can use the following checklist of activities to prepare for disaster funding. You may learn more about each activity either by clicking on the tabs shown above or the links within the checklist below. Click the following link to access a printable copy of the Checklist to Prepare for Funding (PDF)
(1 pg, 32K, About PDF).


Checklist to Prepare for Funding
Activities to Prepare for Funding Typical Utility Officials Involved
squarebox1 Know the basics of disaster funding Emergency Manager, Operator, Finance/Accounting Department, Senior Management
squarebox2 Contact local/state officials with connections to funding Emergency Manager, Senior Management
squarebox3 Set up a system to document damage and costs Emergency Manager, Operator, Senior Management Finance/Accounting Department
squarebox4 Develop emergency procurement policy and procedures Emergency Manager, Operator, Finance/Accounting Department, Senior Management
squarebox5 Develop Emergency Overtime Policy Emergency Manager, Operator, Finance/Accounting Department, Senior Management
squarebox6 Training and exercise on systems and procedures Emergency Manager, Operator, Field Crews, Mutual Aid Coordinators, Finance/Accounting Department, Senior Management
squarebox7 Maintain financial business operations Senior Management, Emergency Manager, Operator, Finance/Accounting Department, Senior Management

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