IS 1020 Public Assistance Donated Resources Study Guide

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Study guide to Public Assistance Donated Resources. FEMA does not provide Public Assistance grant funding for donated resources; however applicants can find use of these materials. The study guide contains detailed notes and correct FEMA IS 1020 answers. Check out some of the example questions below! You also might be interested in our FEMA IS 1002 Test Answers Guide!

Course Date

2/28/2019

Course Overview

This course provides an overview of processes using donated resources for disaster-related response activities to the Public Assistance Program. By the end of the course, State, Local, Indian Tribal, and Territorial Applicants and Recipients will be able to accurately document and effectively manage and coordinate donated resources.

Course Objectives:

  • Define donated resource as it relates to the Public Assistance Program.
  • Describe strategies to document and track donated resource contributions.
  • Explain how to use donated resources to offset the non-Federal cost share for Emergency Work and Direct Federal Assistance.

Official Course Link for IS-1020: Public Assistance Donated Resources

 

EXAMPLE QUESTIONS

The offset for ______________ is based on the same straight-time hourly labor rate and fringe benefits as a similarly qualified person in the Applicant’s organization who normally performs similar work.
A. Paid labor
B. Individual labor
C. Volunteer labor
D. Group labor

Which of the following are donated resources?
A. Equipment, Individuals, Materials, and Supplies
B. Equipment, Individuals, Materials, and Labor
C. Equipment, Labor, Materials, and Supplies
D. Equipment, Individuals, Organizations, and Supplies

The Applicant may apply to the offset of the Applicant share, if the following conditions are met, except:
A. The donated resource is from a third party individual that is a paid employee of the Applicant or Federal, State, Territorial, or Tribal government)
B. The Applicant or volunteer organization tracks the resources and work performed, including description, specific locations, and hours
C. The donated resource is from a third party (a private entity or individual that is not a paid employee of the Applicant or Federal, State, Territorial, or Tribal government)
D. The Applicant uses the resource in the performance of eligible Emergency Work

The following statement is true regarding total project costs.
A. Total project costs are calculated by labor, materials, and contracts multiplied by value of donated resources.
B. Total project costs are calculated by labor, materials, and contracts minus the value of donated resources.
C. Total project costs are calculated by labor, materials, and contracts divided by value of donated resources.
D. Total project costs equal labor, equipment, materials, and contracts.

Types of eligible work for donated resources include all of the following, except:
A. Professional safety inspections
B. Mass care and sheltering for disaster survivors
C. Filling and placing sandbags
D. Home inspections

Which of the following is not documented for volunteers?
A. Materials
B. Birth Dates
C. Hours
D. Equipment

The value of excess donated resources cannot be credited toward another Applicant, toward other State obligations, or toward which of the following?
A. Stationary work
B. Mandatory work
C. Volunteer work
D. Permanent work

In some disasters, individuals and organizations donate which of the following?
A. Volunteer labor, equipment, and material
B. Service animals, equipment, and money
C. Money, recycled materials, and labor
D. Service animals, food, and money

This is also known as the “non-Federal share,” or “match” portion of the costs of a federally assisted project or program, not borne by the Federal Government.
A. Cost share
B. Monetary share
C. Budget share
D. Fund share

Which of the following shows components to calculate the total project costs?
A. Labor, materials, and contracts divided by the value of donated resources
B. Labor, equipment, materials, and contracts added together
C. Labor, materials, and contracts multiplied by the value of donated resources
D. Labor, materials, and contracts minus the value of donated resources

For all FEMA IS 1020 answers and course notes, download the guide!