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Partnering with the Corps: Assistance to States, Tribes & Communities

  • General Information
    • About Corps Planning
    • USACE Agreement Models
      Feasibility Cost Sharing Agreements (FCSAs), Project Partnership Agreements (PPAs), Memorandum of Agreement (MOA)s, Memorandum of Understanding (MOUs), Model Agreements, Local Cooperation Agreements (LCA) and more.
    • Interagency and International Services (IIS) Program (Reimbursable)
      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) through its Interagency and International Services (IIS) Program provides REIMBURSABLE technical assistance to non-DoD Federal, State, and Local agencies, tribal nations, private industry, and foreign governments and organizations.
    • Public Participation and Conflict Resolution
    • Civil Works Program Development
      March 2011 presentation by the Programs Integration Division (PID) to the Planning Associates class on budget cycle, Corps structure and more.
    • Partnering with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers: A Guide for Communities, Local Governments, States, Tribes, and Non-Governmental Organizations
      Partnering with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers: A Guide for Communities, Local Governments, States, Tribes, and Non-Governmental Organizations provides potential sponsors with information on the programs and processes available for non-Federal partners and USACE representatives to work together to address the Nation’s water resources problems. The Guide includes an overview of the USACE Civil Works Program and describes how USACE can work with local, State, Tribal, and Federal agencies and other non-Federal partners on activities ranging from technical services and advice to planning and constructing water resources projects. A previous version of this document was originally published as the Project Partnership Kit by IWR back in 1996 and revised in 2001.

  • Interagency Partnerships
    • National Resources Conservation Services (NRCS)/USACE Partnership Handbook
      This handbook aims to stimulate and facilitate active cooperation and collaboration between Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) on water resource issues and challenges facing our Nation. This document is designed to convey to field staff of both NRCS and USACE basic information about each agency’s missions, programs, capabilities, and modes of operation.
    • Section 1210(b) of the Disaster Recovery Reform Act (DRRA) Fact Sheet
      This FEMA fact sheet provides information on Section 1210(b) of the DRRA, which allows for FEMA to use the funds from the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) to implement certain mitigation activities that fall within the scope of USACE (i.e., federally authorized water resources development projects). For more information on HMGP, which assists in implementing long-term hazard mitigation planning and projects following a Presidential major disaster declaration, visit the FEMA HMGP website. Note: Once HMGP funding is applied to construction of a federally authorized water resources development project, no further federal funding may be provided for the project's constructi

  • Fact Sheets
    • Interagency Nonstructural Efforts: How the Corps Can Assist with Activities that Reduce Flood Risk
      Under the Floodplain Management Services (FPMS) Program, the Corps provides a wide range of technical services and planning guidance to support effective management of the floodplains associated with the rivers of the United States. Interagency nonstructural efforts that focus on flood risk reduction activities are services that can be provided through FPMS and support non-federal governments while promoting a collaborative approach. Each Fall, a “Call for Proposals” is issued internally within the Corps for such efforts and specifies the coming year’s proposal submission requirements, evaluation criteria, and review processes.
    • Partnering with the Corps: Assistance to States, Tribes & Communities
      The Corps' Civil Works Planning Program works with State, Tribal, and local governments to provide or coordinate technical assistance and engineering expertise through a variety of programs.
    • Corps Planning: Planning Assistance to States
      Two types of planning assistance are offered through the Planning Assistance to States (PAS) program, Comprehensive Plans and Technical Assistance. Any State, or group of States, may partner with the Corps under the PAS program. Federally-recognized Tribes and U.S. Territories are also eligible partners in the PAS program. The PAS program is authorized by Section 22 of WRDA 1974, as amended, and is sometimes referred to as the “Section 22” program.
    • Corps Planning: Floodplain Management Services
      Through the Floodplain Management Services (FPMS) program, the Corps provides information on flood hazards to local interests, state agencies, and other federal agencies to guide development of the floodplains of the rivers of the United States.

  • Guidance