Summary of FEMA Hazard Mitigation Assistance Grant Programs
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This fact sheet summarizes FEMA’s Hazard Mitigation grant and assistance programs. It includes general information about each program, eligibility information, dates and deadlines, application processes, and an explanation of the cost-share requirement. Additionally, it includes links to the relevant FEMA website pertaining to each topic.
“FEMA Hazard Mitigation Assistance grant programs provide funding for eligible activities that reduce or eliminate long-term risk to people and property from future disasters. These activities are referred to as hazard mitigation. Eligible applicants of these grants include states, local, tribal and territorial governments.”
Grants and Assistance Programs:
Hazard Mitigation Grant Program – provides funding to rebuild after a disaster in order to reduce or mitigate, future natural disaster losses in communities.
Hazard Mitigation Grant Program Post Fire – provides funding to help communities implement hazard mitigation measures focused on reducing the risk of harm from wildfire.
Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities – provides assistance for hazard mitigation projects to reduce the risks from disasters and natural hazards and focus on community resilience.
Flood Mitigation Assistance Program – provides funding to mitigate the risk of flooding for individual flood-insured structures, technical assistance, and flood hazard mitigation planning to reduce or eliminate claims under the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).
Pre-Disaster Mitigation Program – beginning of the fiscal year 2020 this program has been replaced with the BRIC program.
Eligible Activities for Mitigation Projects and Capability and Capacity of Building Grants