Mitigation Grant Programs
The following provides a brief outline of available mitigation grant programs. For additional information, either visit FEMA's website to download a copy of their Hazard Mitigation Assistance Unified Guidance,
|Eligible Programs||Hazard||Application Timeline||Application Type|
|Building Resilent Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC)||All Natural Hazards||Annual - Varies||FEMA GO (web-based system)|
|Flood Mitigation Assistance Program (FMA)||Flooding||Annual - Varies||FEMA GO
|Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP)||All Natural Hazards||Varies - Federal Disaster Declaration||Paper
(request from State Hazard Mitigation Office)
|Pre-Disaster Mitigation Program (PDM)||All Natural Hazards||Annual - Varies
||None- (Legacy Grant)|
State and local government entities, certain private non-profit organizations, and Indian tribes. (See Program Specifics)
Applicants must have a FEMA-approved mitigation plan for their jurisdiction that conforms to the Code of Federal Regulations (44 CFR 201.6) and the State Hazard Mitigation Plan. In addition, the jurisdiction must also be a member of good standing with the National Flood Insurance Program.
Types of Projects
Eligible grant activities are those that will significant reduce or permanently eliminate the loss of life and property from natural disasters. These could include reinforced corridors of public schools, seismic or wind retrofit of non-profit utilities, acquisition of flood prone residential properties, the development of a local mitigation plan, and many more.
If you have questions on any of the Mitigation Grant Programs, please contact the us at:
Application Development Finance Management Local Hazard Mitigation Planning
615-741-3732 615-532-9221 615-741-2669