U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) - Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
01/31/20 3:00 PM EST
Grants to USA and Territories state and federally-recognized tribal governments for projects that eliminate or decrease the risk of damage to structures and buildings caused by repeat flooding. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended to support community hazard mitigation projects and advance assistance for project design and development.
The Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) Program strengthens national preparedness and resilience and supports the mitigation mission area through Strategic Goal #1 Building a Culture of Preparedness of the 2018 – 2022 FEMA Strategic Plan. The FMA grant program is focused on mitigating repetitive loss (RL) properties and severe repetitive loss (SRL) properties.
In Fiscal Year (FY) 2019, the FMA Program will prioritize proposals that address community flood risk. FEMA will seek to fund two types of community flood mitigation activities:
The remaining funding will be used for FMA technical assistance, flood mitigation planning, and mitigation projects that reduce the risk of flooding to severe repetitive loss (SRL) and repetitive loss (RL) properties.
Allowable costs are:
GrantWatch ID#: 170529
The maximum Federal cost share for FMA subapplications is as follows:
- $200,000 per Applicant for Community Mitigation Advance Assistance applications;
- $10 million per Applicant for Community Mitigation project applications;
- $50,000 for technical assistance for Recipients to which FEMA obligated at least $1 million in FMA awards in FY 2018;
- $50,000 for State flood hazard mitigation planning;
- $25,000 for local flood hazard mitigation planning;
- 10 percent of the grant application budget for Applicant management costs for Applicants to administer and manage grant and subgrant activities; and
- 5 percent of plan and project subapplication budget for subapplicant management costs for subapplicants to manage their plan or project activity
The Period of Performance (POP) starts with the acceptance of the award and ends no later than 36 months.
Given the complexity of the Community Flood Mitigation projects, the POP starts with the acceptance of the award and ends no later than 48 months from the funding Selection Date.
An extension to the Period of Performance for grants under this program is allowed.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
FEMA Online Grants Portal: https://portal.fema.gov/famsVuWeb/home
Mitigation eGrants System Helpdesk
Contact information for FEMA Regional Offices is provided at http://www.fema.gov/about-agency.
Contact information for the SHMOs is provided at http://www.fema.gov/state- hazard-mitigation-officers.
The HMA Helpline is available via telephone 1-866-222-3580 or email HMAGrantsHelpline@fema.dhs.gov.
Director, Hazard Mitigation Assistance Division, Mitigation Directorate
Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration
Federal Emergency Management Agency
400 C Street, SW
Washington, DC 20472
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