Fiscal Year 2021 BRIC and FMA Competitive Selections Project Overviews

The Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) and Flood Mitigation Assistance programs support states, local communities, tribes and territories as they undertake hazard mitigation projects, reducing the risks they face from disasters and natural hazards.

Grant Funding Summaries

Building Resilient Infrastructure And Communities Summary Information

For the Fiscal Year 2021 application cycle, through the National Competition, FEMA selected 53 competitive projects based on the highest composite score until the funding amount available had been reached.

The benefits of these projects oftentimes extend to disadvantaged or underserved populations of larger communities, where access to health and human services, transportation and communications is a priority. These projects also focus on protecting large and small community infrastructure, which helps ensure the continuity of vital services.

Flood Mitigation Assistance Summary Information

The Flood Mitigation Assistance provides grant funding to states, local communities, tribes, and territories to reduce or eliminate the risk of repetitive flood damage to buildings and structures insured under the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).

For this application cycle, FEMA selected 61 competitive projects which are located in 19 states; summaries of 10 of these projects are available below. The year, there are major successes in terms of application submissions and selections of projects with high saturations of Severe Repetitive and Repetitive Loss properties.

FY21 Grant Program Selections

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Proposed communitywide mitigation solution that will counter the effects of climate change, protect nearly 1,000 structures from flooding, and yield multiple ancillary benefits.
Homeowners impacted by the stress, financial loss and loss of quality of life are willing to sell their homes and move away from the constant flooding in their community.
Reconstruction after flood loss help homeowners get back to their lives.
North Carolina’s annual heavy rains cause repetitive flooding to homes in Mecklenburg County. This is a Justice40 project.
Repetitive flooding events call for draining improvements to address water in area homes. This is a Justice40 project.
The city of Houston works with homeowners to mitigate homes in accordance with applicable codes and standards to prevent and protect homes from future flood risk.
A highly vulnerable coastal community will gain improvements through improving a local seawall to reduce National Flood Insurance Program claims and protect this disadvantaged community with an adaptive flood protection system.
Cranford Township, a community that voluntary participate in the Community Rating System (CRS), leverages their Union County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan to identify structures to elevate which benefit the whole community.
Improving the ecological health of Louisiana State University’s six lakes will improve water flows and decrease flooding.
Community flood control project improves 100-year flood control system for a disadvantaged community. This is a Justice40 project.
Last updated August 1, 2022