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Resources for the Flood Mitigation Assistance Grant Program

These program support materials provide important information on various activities under the Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) grant program to support project scoping, community flood mitigation projects, geospatial file requirements and more.

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Notice of Funding Opportunity for Fiscal Year 2021 Flood Mitigation Assistance Grants

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Fiscal Year 2021 Notice of Funding Opportunity Flood Mitigation Assistance .

FY21 FMA Community Flood Mitigation Program Support Materials

Community Flood Mitigation projects are the second of five Flood Mitigation Assistance program priorities in FY20. The purpose of Community Flood Mitigation projects is to lessen the frequency or severity of flooding to National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) insured structures within an isolated drainage that is not hydraulically linked or connected to a larger basin. This resource document will provide details on project requirement details and scoring criteria that will be applied for selecting eligible Project Scoping subapplications.

FY21 FMA Individual Mitigation Project Program Support Materials

Individual flood mitigation projects are one of five program priorities for the fiscal year (FY) 2021 grant application cycle. These projects mitigate the risk of flooding to individual NFIP-insured buildings. As the fifth funding priority, all individual flood mitigation projects are selected after higher priorities. This resource document will provide details on project requirements and scoring criteria that will be applied for selecting eligible Individual Flood Mitigation subapplications.

FY21 FMA Project Scoping Program Support Materials

Project Scoping, previously considered Advance Assistance, is designed to develop mitigation strategies and obtain data to prioritize, select, and develop complete applications in a timely manner. Project scoping may result in either an improvement in the capability to identify appropriate mitigation projects or in the development of an application-ready mitigation projects that may be submitted in the future as a Community Flood Mitigation project or individual property mitigation project (elevation, acquisition, relocation, reconstruction) under FMA or other funding opportunity. This resource document will provide details on project requirement details and scoring criteria that will be used for selecting eligible Project Scoping subapplications.

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.

Flood Mitigation Grant Applications Geospatial File Eligibility Criteria Job Aid

A crucial component of the Community Flood Mitigation project subapplication is proving that the proposed project benefits NFIP-insured properties for which submission of a benefitting area map and associated geospatial file is required. This job aid provides detailed information on how to create a Benefiting Area Map for submission with a project subapplication.

Last updated August 11, 2021