For those affected by Super storm Sandy there is potential relief through a recently announced grant.

The total grant amount is $200,034,600 and the funding is broken out in the following four focus areas: repair, renovation and rebuilding ($70,000,000); uncompensated operational costs, including provision of critical services during/after Superstorm Sandy ($80,000,000); ongoing support and social services for those impacted by Superstorm Sandy ($31,300,000); and flexibility to ensure that additional eligible social service needs resulting from Superstorm Sandy can be addressed ($15,034,600).

The grants are competitive and proposals are due by August 30, 2013 at 3:00 PM. To access the competitive grant funding application, please go to:  https://apps.cio.ny.gov/apps/cfa/

To download and review materials for more information and guidance please click here and here.