Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) Grant Program

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The Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) grant program makes federal funds available to state, local, tribal, and territorial governments to plan for and implement sustainable cost-effective measures designed to reduce the risk to individuals and property from future natural hazards, while also reducing reliance on federal funding from future disasters. The program is authorized by Section 203 of the Stafford Act.

Pre-Disaster Mitigation Congressionally Directed Spending

The Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2024 authorizes funding for 110 projects for states, tribes, territories and local communities for FEMA’s Hazard Mitigation Assistance Pre-Disaster Mitigation grant program.

These funds allow governments to plan for and implement sustainable cost-effective measures designed to reduce the risk to individuals and property from future natural hazards, while also reducing reliance on federal funding from future disasters.

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2024 Notice of Funding Opportunity

On May 22, 2024, FEMA published a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for FY24 Pre-Disaster Mitigation grant program.

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Previous Years' Subapplication Status

View the status of the Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) planning and project subapplications that were submitted to FEMA in previous cycles.

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eGrants Reference Guide

Please visit the Mitigation eGrants Resource Collection for reference guides, frequently asked questions and job aids to help manage your existing grant.

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Webinars

Watch recorded webinars to learn more about mitigation topics:

Additional Resources

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Read this fact sheet to learn about other programs available under Hazard Mitigation Assistance.

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General Questions

General questions about the Pre-Disaster Mitigation program can be directed to the appropriate State Hazard Mitigation Officer (SHMO) or FEMA Regional Office on FEMA.gov.

You can also call the Hazard Mitigation Assistance Helpline at (866) 222-3580.

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eGrants System Questions

For assistance with using the eGrants system to manage your existing PDM grants, please email or call 855-228-3362.

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