Hazard Mitigation Assistance Grants

FEMA's hazard mitigation assistance provides funding for eligible mitigation measures that reduce disaster losses.

"Hazard mitigation" is any sustainable action that reduces or eliminates long-term risk to people and property from future disasters.

Mitigation planning breaks the cycle of disaster damage, reconstruction and repeated damage. Hazard mitigation includes long-term solutions that reduce the impact of disasters in the future.

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Fiscal Year 2021 Funding Opportunities Announcement

On August 1, FEMA announced the final selection of subapplications for further review for the $1.16 billion that was made available for the fiscal year 2021 application cycle for the Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) and Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) grant programs

Find Funding for Hazard Mitigation

Which Best Describes Your Project?

Rebuilding my community after a major disaster in a way that reduces future disaster losses.

Hazard Mitigation Assistance Program (HMGP)

Reducing the risk of flood damage to NFIP-insured buildings.

Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA)

Helping my community reduce risks from future disasters and natural hazards.

Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC)

Making my community more resilient after a wildfire disaster.

HMGP Post-Fire Assistance

Implementing one of the 68 Congressional Community Projects that prioritize sustainable & cost-effective measures to reduce risk and/or reliance on federal disaster funding.

Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM)

Find Resources for Applying to & Managing Grants

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Featured Resource

Access resources to help interpret federal statutes, regulations and best practices about mitigation strategies.

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Register now for the 2022 Hazard Mitigation Assistance Summer Engagement Series. 

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Starting Your Recovery After a Flood

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Acquisitions of Repetitive Loss and Severe Repetitive Loss Properties

This memo makes the pre-calculated benefit for acquisitions ($323,000 per structure) available for Repetitive Loss (RL) and Severe Repetitive Loss (SRL) properties regardless of their location in the Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA). Using a pre-calculated benefit eliminates the requirement for applicants/subapplicants to complete a full Benefit-Cost Analysis (BCA) to demonstrate cost-effectiveness of their hazard mitigation project.

Learn More

Visit the About Hazard Mitigation Assistance page for programmatic information, such as:

Last updated August 1, 2022