This page provides resources for applicants to the Hazard Mitigation Assistance (HMA) grant programs. Links to procedures for developing scopes of work for mitigation project applications, frontloading HMA eligibility requirements, and additional HMA resources to include helpdesks are provided.
Procedures for Developing Scopes of Work
FEMA has developed Procedures for Developing Scopes of Work for various project types to assist applicants applying for funding. Below are the available topics.
- Acquisition of Floodprone Properties
- Elevation of Floodprone Structures
- Acquisition and Relocation of Floodprone Structures
- Drainage/Stormwater Management Project
- Protective Measures Retrofit Projects for Utility, Water and Sanitary Systems and Infrastructure
- Seismic Structural and Non-Structural Retrofit Projects
- Wind Retrofit Projects
Frontloading Program Eligibility Requirements
Frontloading the requirements listed below at the earliest point in the application development phase may prevent delays later on.
- Mitigation Planning
- Technical Feasibility and Effectiveness
- Floodplain Management and Protection of Wetlands
- Environmental Planning and Historic Preservation Review and Compliance
- Project Development
- Advance Assistance
- Strategic Funds Management
- Project Monitoring
Please refer to the Frontloading HMA Program Eligibility Requirements document in the FEMA Library for a more details.
For further details on developing an application, please refer to the Fiscal Year 15 Hazard Mitigation Assistance Guidance in the FEMA Library.
Click on the topics below for information on
FEMA Mitigation Planning
Sample Local Mitigation Planning Scope of Work
Grant Applicant Resources
Pre-Award Documents for Mitigation Grants
Post-Award NFIP Property Mitigation Documents
FEMA Environmental Planning and Historic Preservation (EHP) Program
FEMA Regional Offices
State National Flood Insurance Program Coordinators
Helpdesks are available to provide technical assistance on engineering feasibility, cost effectiveness and environmental and historic preservation.