Resource List for the BRIC Grant Program

These program support materials provide important information on key elements of the Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) program. They further explain the Fiscal Year 2021 BRIC Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) and NOFO Factsheet.

The program support materials below also illustrate example projects and clarify program focus areas.

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Search Fiscal Year 2021 Materials for the Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities Program

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Resource List for the BRIC Grant Program

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Hazard Mitigation Assistance Cost Share Guidance

This guidance is a tool for applicants and subapplicants to assist with understanding match requirements for FEMA's Hazard Mitigation Assistance (HMA) grants, including BRIC. The guide encourages early coordination for cost share strategies and provides examples of different ways to meet the non-federal cost share requirement, including the use of donated resources.

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FY21 BRIC Project Application Tips

This program support material provides an overview checklist for applicants and subapplicants submitting mitigation projects to apply for the Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) program Fiscal Year 2021 application cycle. It also includes tips for eligibility and completeness, project scoring prioritization, and technical feasibility and cost-effectiveness.

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FY21 BRIC Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO)

The Department of Homeland Security/FEMA Fiscal Year 2021 Notice of Funding Opportunity Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities.

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FY21 Mitigation Action Portfolio - Hazard Mitigation Assistance

This portfolio displays mitigation projects depicting an array of eligible hazard mitigation activities.

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FY21 Building Code Activities for BRIC

The adoption and enforcement of building codes is an important mitigation activity that provides significant resilience benefits. This program support material provides information on eligible building code–related activities under the State/Territory Allocation and Tribal Set-Aside portion of the BRIC grant program.

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FY21 Partnership Activities for BRIC

FEMA promotes partnerships and provides financial assistance for eligible capability- and capacity-building activities. This program support material provides information about partnership activities eligible under the State/Territory Allocation and Tribal Set-Aside portion of the BRIC grant program.

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FY21 Project Scoping Activities for BRIC

Project scoping is designed to provide funding to communities to develop mitigation strategies and obtain data to prioritize, select, and develop complete applications in a timely manner. Project scoping may result in an improvement to the community’s capability to identify appropriate mitigation projects or in the development of an application-ready mitigation project for the BRIC grant program or another funding opportunity. This program support material provides information about project scoping activities eligible under the State or Territory Allocation and Tribal Set-Aside portion of the program.

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FY21 Mitigation Planning Activities for BRIC

For the BRIC program, mitigation planning activities should result in a FEMA-approved hazard mitigation plan or contribute new information to an existing hazard mitigation plan. This program support material provides information on mitigation planning activities that are eligible under the State or Territory Allocation and Tribal Set-Aside portion of the grant program. Subapplicants are required to have a FEMA-approved Local or Tribal Hazard Mitigation Plan by the application deadline and at the time of obligation of grant funds for mitigation projects and capability-and capacity-building activities, with the exception of mitigation planning.

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FY21 Direct Technical Assistance for BRIC

FEMA will provide non-financial Direct Technical Assistance to a maximum of 20 communities to support the mitigation outcomes of the BRIC grant program. Technical assistance may include working with communities to ensure stakeholders are capable of building and sustaining successful mitigation programs, helping communities develop high-quality applications, developing local partnership networks, and assistance with implementing new and innovative projects that reduce risk from a wide range of natural hazards.

Need Help?

General questions about the BRIC program can be directed to the appropriate State Hazard Mitigation Officer or FEMA Regional Office.

Last updated February 17, 2022