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Fiscal Year 2020 Notices of Funding Opportunities for Hazard Mitigation Assistance Grants

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.

The FY2020 FMA and BRIC NOFOs can be accessed at Grants.gov or here on fema.gov.

Notices of Funding Opportunities Resources

In addition to the FY2020 NOFO found on grants.gov, please view the additional resources below for BRIC and FMA.

BRIC Resources

NOFO and NOFO Fact Sheet

Before, When and After You Apply

Step through tips, guidance and requirements for each stage of the application process: before you apply, when you apply, 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 Resources

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.

Last updated April 15, 2021