Fiscal Year 2021 Hazard Mitigation Assistance Notices of Funding Opportunity

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Each year, FEMA’s publishes Notices of Funding Opportunity for the Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) and the Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) grant programs. These competitive grant programs assist state, local, tribal and territorial governments to build a culture of preparedness by strengthening our nation’s ability to reduce disaster losses and protect life and property from future disaster damage.

Date: September 30, 2021 - January 28, 2022

Time: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

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Each year, FEMA’s publishes Notices of Funding Opportunity for the Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) and the Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) grant programs. These competitive grant programs assist state, local, tribal and territorial governments to build a culture of preparedness by strengthening our nation’s ability to reduce disaster losses and protect life and property from future disaster damage.

The Fiscal Year 2021 funding notices provide detailed program information, grant application requirements and other administrative requirements needed to apply for funding.  Additional resources and information are available on this FEMA webpage.

Submit an Application

The application period opened Sept. 30, 2021 and closes on Jan. 28, 2022.  Applicants may work with their FEMA Region. Subapplicants may work with their respective applicant (state, tribe or territory) to submit subapplications by the applicant’s own submission deadline.

All applications for the BRIC and Flood Mitigation Assistance grant programs must be submitted to the FEMA GO System.

Additional information is available about Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities and Flood Mitigation Assistance on FEMA’s website.   

Webinar Series

For the Fiscal Year 2021 Hazard Mitigation Assistance grant cycle, FEMA hosted a webinar series with subject-matter experts and partners to provide technical information, best practices, tools and resources.  The webinars are designed for leaders in states, local communities, tribes and territories, as well as private sector entities, private non-profit organizations, and individuals interested to learn more about the grant programs and strategies for how to apply.

Each presentation is recorded and available on FEMA’s website.

Notice of Funding Opportunity for Fiscal Year 2021 Hazard Mitigation Assistance Grants Webinar (multiple sessions)

  • Aug. 11 State, Tribal and Territorial Applicants
  • Aug. 26 State, Tribal and Territorial Applicants
  • Sept. 13 Tribal Applicants

Climate Change, Future Conditions and Nature-based Solutions (July 28)

Data and Trends for the Fiscal Year 2020 Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities and Flood Mitigation Assistance Applications (Aug. 16)

Federal Agency Roundtable and Partnerships (Oct. 13)

Fiscal Year 2021 Notice of Funding Opportunity Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities Technical and Qualitative Criteria (Sept. 8)

Flood Mitigation Assistance: Severe Repetitive Loss/Repetitive Loss Mitigation Priorities (Sept. 23)

Hazard Mitigation Assistance Grants Application Pitfalls (multiple sessions)

Where Equity Fits into the Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities and Flood Mitigation Assistance Design and Community Resilience (Aug. 18)

Resources

If you need assistance in one of the following specific topics, send an email or call the appropriate helpline.

FEMA GO System: Email the FEMA GO Helpdesk or call 877-585-3242.

Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities/Flood Mitigation Assistance grant questions: Contact the Hazard Mitigation Assistance Helpline at 866-222-3580.

National Environmental Protection Act or Environmental Historic Preservation requirements: email the EHP Helpline or call 866-222-3580.

Benefit-Cost Analysis requirements, email the BCA Helpdesk or call toll free at 855-540-6744.  Note: Capability- and Capacity-Building activity and management costs subapplications do not require a Benefit-Cost Analysis.

Last updated December 22, 2021