Flood Mitigation Assistance Program

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The Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) program provides funds for projects to reduce or eliminate risk of flood damage to buildings that are insured under the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) on an annual basis.

There are three types of FMA grants available to Applicants:

  • Planning Grants - to prepare flood mitigation plans
  • Project Grants - to implement measures to reduce flood losses, such as elevation, acquisition or relocation of NFIP-insured structures
  • Management Cost Grants - for the Grantee to help administer the FMA program and activities

*Individual homeowners and businesses may not apply directly to the program.  Please contact your local community official. 

New Updates from the FMA Program

04/2014 – The 2014 FMA application period is opening soon!

07/2013 - This is the latest document that outlines the requirements for FMA Fiscal Year 2013 Hazard Mitigation Assistance Unified Guidance

Contact Information

For your local FEMA Office: FEMA Regional Offices
For your state official that oversees mitigation:  State Hazard Mitigation Officer (SHMO)

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Last Updated: 
04/17/2014 - 09:57