Application Support Materials for the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program

The following application support materials are available to better support communities and provide detailed information on how to submit a complete and eligible application for funding. The materials below cover 13 of the most requested HMGP project types:

  • Acquisition and demolition
  • Advance assistance
  • Community safe rooms
  • Elevation
  • Flood risk reduction
  • Generators
  • Hurricane wind retrofit
  • Planning
  • Warning sirens and systems
  • Soil stabilization
  • Wildfire
  • Post wildfire soil stabilization
  • Post wildfire flood and sediment

More application support materials will be developed for additional project types in the near future.

The goal of the application support materials is to reduce barriers that prevent some communities from applying to the grant program. Each project type includes an overview of the requirements, guidance on submitting a complete application, and job aids on technical reviews and environmental and historic preservation (EHP) reviews. The following information is intended for guidance only and is not a request for information.

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Hurricane Wind Retrofit: Information Required for Environmental Review

This Job Aid is to help communities applying for Hazard Mitigation Assistance (HMA) grants for wind retrofit mitigation projects. It outlines the required documentation needed for FEMA to carry out an Environmental Planning and Historic Preservation review of a project.

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Generators: Information Required for Environmental Review

This Job Aid is to help communities applying for Hazard Mitigation Assistance grants for generator projects. It outlines the required documentation needed for the FEMA to carry out an Environmental Planning and Historic Preservation review of a project.

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Acquisition and Relocation: Information Required for Environmental Review

This Job Aid is to help communities applying for Hazard Mitigation Assistance grants for acquisition and relocation mitigation projects.

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Hurricane Wind Retrofit Technical Review

This job aid supplement covers requirements associated with the technical reviews for hurricane wind retrofit projects funded by Hazard Mitigation Assistance.

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Soil Stabilization: Information Required for Environmental Review

This Job Aid is to help communities applying for Hazard Mitigation Assistance grants for soil stabilization mitigation projects. It outlines the required documentation needed for FEMA to carry out an Environmental Planning and Historic Preservation review of a project.

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Acquisition Technical Review

This Job Aid supplement covers the requirements associated with the technical reviews for acquisition projects funded by Hazard Mitigation Assistance.

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Generator Technical Review

This job aid supplement covers the requirements associated with the technical reviews for generator projects funded by Hazard Mitigation Assistance.

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Soil Stabilization Technical Review

This job aid supplement covers the requirements associated with the technical reviews for soil stabilization projects funded by Hazard Mitigation Assistance.

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Elevation Technical Review

This job aid supplement covers the requirements associated with the technical reviews for elevation projects funded by Hazard Mitigation Assistance.

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Wildfire: Information Required for Environmental Review

This Job Aid is to help communities applying for Hazard Mitigation Assistance grants for wildfire hazard mitigation projects. It outlines the required documentation needed for FEMA to carry out an Environmental Planning and Historic Preservation review of a project.

Last updated January 17, 2023