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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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Resource List for the Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) Grant Program

This document provides a quick list of the various educational materials about the FMA program.

Fiscal Year 2020 Notice of Funding Opportunity Flood Mitigation Assistance Fact Sheet

The Hazard Mitigation Assistance Notices of Funding Opportunity for fiscal year 2020 are available online for review. The application period opens on September 30, 2020 and will close at 3 p.m. on January 31, 2021. This information sheet provides the eligible activities that applicants and subapplicants can submit a proposed grant for funding .

Fiscal Year 2020 Flood Mitigation Assistance NOFO

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) FY 2020 Flood Mitigation Assistance

Flood Mitigation Assistance Community Flood Mitigation Factsheet (Fiscal Year 2020)

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.

Flood Mitigation Assistance Project Scoping Fact Sheet (Fiscal Year 2020)

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 Guide

This guidance is a tool for applicants, subapplicants and FEMA to assist with understanding match requirements for FEMA's Hazard Mitigation Assistance grants. The guide encourages early coordination for cost share strategies and provides helpful examples for various approaches such as donated resources for the non-federal cost share.

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 October 8, 2020