The fiscal year 2020 (FY 2020)application period for the Hazard Mitigation Assistance (HMA) Notices of Funding Opportunities (NOFOs) for the Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) grant program and the new Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) pre-disaster mitigation grant programs opened on Sept. 30, 2020, and closed at 3 p.m. on Jan. 29, 2021.
FEMA’s two competitive mitigation grant programs provide states, local communities, tribes and territories (SLTTs) funding for eligible mitigation activities to strengthen our nation’s ability to build a culture of preparedness by reducing disaster losses and protecting life and property from future disaster damages.
Notices of Funding Opportunities Resources
NOFO and NOFO Fact Sheet
Before, When and After You Apply
BRIC Program Support Materials
Find information about various activities under the new BRIC grant program to support building codes, partnerships, project scoping and more.
BRIC Summer Engagement Series
View recordings and presentations from the sessions describing the program and how it relates to building codes, Community Lifelines, nature-based solutions and more.
FMA Program Support Materials
Find resources about project scoping, community flood mitigation projects, geospatial file requirements and more.
Application Funding and Deadlines
For fiscal year 2020 there was $700 million available for the FMA and BRIC programs combined. $200 million was for FMA and $500 million was for BRIC.
The application period opened on Sept. 30, 2020 and closed at 3 p.m. on Jan. 29, 2021. Eligible applicants applied using the new FEMA Grants Outcome (FEMA GO), which is now the grant management system for FMA and BRIC.
NOFO Webinar Series
FEMA hosted a series on the fiscal year 2020 Notices of Funding Opportunities for the Hazard Mitigation Assistance (HMA) Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) and Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) grant programs.
View recordings, presentations, and transcripts from the sessions that provides applicants and subapplicants an overview of the two grant programs, details about the agency’s funding priorities, and common pre-disaster hazard mitigation grant application errors and how to avoid them in FMA and BRIC applications.