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Evaluation and Closeout

As a grant's period of performance closes, recipients must submit final program and financial reports.

Recipients should also plan to retain all records pertaining to the grant for a minimum of three years.

Resources:

  • Closeout Checklist  - A checklist that FEMA grant recipients and subrecipients can reference in order to ensure that all obligations are met when closing out a grant.
  • Equipment Disposition Walkthrough - A chart and narrative description of the 3 different categories of award-funded equipment (equipment, real property, and supplies) and how to properly dispose of them
  • Equipment Disposition Graphic  - A visual outline of the 3 different categories of award-funded equipment (equipment, real property, and supplies) and how to properly dispose of them
  • Grants Oversight and New Efficiency (GONE) Act 2016 - explanation and text of the 2016 law requiring Congressional reporting on all non-closed grants older than two years
  • Form SF-429 (Real Property Status Report) - standard report to be used by recipients of Federal financial assistance to report real property status or to request agency instructions on real property that was/will be provided as Government Furnished Property (GFP) or acquired (i.e., purchased or constructed) in whole or in part under a Federal financial assistance award
  • SF-428-B (Tangible Personal Property Final Report) standard form used to collect information related to tangible personal property (equipment and supplies) when required by a Federal financial assistance award