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Resource List for the BRIC Grant Program

These Program Support Materials (PSMs) describe or provide additional details about what type of projects or activities are eligible for grant funds under the annual Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) state and territory allocation and tribal set-aside. These materials also support the details in the BRIC funding opportunity.

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Search Fiscal Year 2022 Materials for the Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities Program

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FY22 Submitting Phased Projects for Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) or Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) Funding

FEMA provides funding for complex projects in phases to subapplicants to prepare the technical and/or environmental information, including design, engineering studies, final benefit cost-analysis and permitting before issuing a full construction approval. This document provides detailed information about phased projects and an explanation of how they differ from project scoping activities.

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FY22 BRIC Tribal Information

This document provides information about BRIC funding and relevant programmatic requirements for federally recognized tribes as well as general information on the use of FEMA Grants Outcomes (FEMA GO) to submit an application. Additional details explain the difference between applying as an applicant or subapplicant and the tribal set-aside funding process.

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FY22 BRIC Qualitative Evaluation Criteria

This document provides information about the six qualitative evaluation criteria to score subapplications submitted to the national competition portion of BRIC. FEMA will convene a national review panel to score the subapplications using the qualitative evaluation criteria. The qualitative scoring criteria and how FEMA uses this data to score subapplications is explained.

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FY22 BRIC Partnership Activities

Learn more about how FEMA promotes partnerships and provides financial assistance to build partnerships as an eligible capability and capacity building (C&CB) activity.

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FY22 BRIC Hazard Mitigation Planning Activities

Under BRIC, hazard mitigation planning activities should result in a FEMA-approved hazard mitigation plan or contribute new information to an existing plan.

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FY22 BRIC Building Code Activities

The adoption and enforcement of building codes is an important mitigation activity that provides significant resilience benefits. This document provides applicants and subapplicants with information relative to eligible building code related activities.

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FY22 BRIC Project Scoping Activities

This document provides information about eligible project scoping activities, As outlined in the BRIC funding opportunity, FEMA encourages the use of and provides financial assistance for, project scoping as an eligible capability-and capacity building (C&CB) activity. Project scoping may result in an improvement to the community’s capability to identify appropriate mitigation projects or in the development of an application-ready mitigation project for a hazard mitigation assistance grant.

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FY22 BRIC Project Subapplication Tips

This document includes an overview of eligibility and completeness for a project, project scoring, prioritization, and technical feasibility and cost-effectiveness.

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FY22 Direct Technical Assistance Program Support Material

Non-Financial Direct Technical Assistance can provide holistic hazard mitigation planning and project support at the earliest stages to communities requesting assistance. This PSM provides information on the DTA program.

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FY22 BRIC Technical Evaluation Criteria

This document provides detailed information about the seven technical evaluation criteria to score subapplications submitted to the national competition portion of BRIC. Detailed information is provided about the technical evaluation criteria, how to meet the criteria and document it within a subapplication.

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General questions about the BRIC program can be directed to the appropriate State Hazard Mitigation Officer or FEMA Regional Office.