Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM)
11/12/19 5:00 PM EST
Grants to Florida state, local, and tribal government agencies for improvement projects to reduce the risk of flood damage to qualifying structures. Funding is intended to help communities eliminate or reduce the risk of repetitive damage from floods to buildings and structures that are insurable under the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).
The Flood Mitigation Assistance Program is funded by FEMA and administered through a partnership with the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM). FDEM has the authority and responsibility for developing and maintaining a State Hazard Mitigation Plan, reviewing Flood Mitigation Assistance Program subapplications, recommending technically feasible and cost effective subapplications to FEMA and providing pass-thru funding for FEMA approved and awarded project grants to eligible subapplicants.
Eligible Project Activities:
Eligible mitigation projects include:
The activities above, although eligible, must also meet the following minimum criteria in order to be considered for funding:
GrantWatch ID#: 171377
The maximum federal share for FMA planning subapplications is as follows:
- $200,000 for community flood mitigation advance assistance, such as project scoping
- $10 million for community flood mitigation projects
- $50,000 for Technical Assistance for states/territories who were awarded FMA grant program funds totaling at least $1 million in FY 2018.
- $100,000 per applicant for mitigation planning with a maximum of $50,000 for state plans and $25,000 for local plans.
A maximum of 10 percent of grant funds awarded can be used by the recipient for management costs, and a maximum of 5 percent of grant funds awarded can be used by the subrecipient for management costs, per HMA Guidance.
The period of performance for the FMA grant program begins with the award of federal funds and ends no later than 36 months from the date of award.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Register for the eGrants System:
Florida Division of Emergency Management
Non-Disaster Grant Programs
Territorial Project Managers:
Office: (850) 815-4525
Office: (850) 815-4532
Office: (850) 815-4553
For assistance with Benefit Cost Analysis, the BCA Helpline may be contacted by telephone (866) 222.3580 or via e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
State of Florida
Division of Emergency Management
Flood Mitigation Assistance Program
2555 Shumard Oak Boulevard
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2100
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