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Tribal Officials and Emergency Managers: FEMA Pre-Disaster Mitigation and Flood Mitigation Asisstance grants available

March 29, 2016

Key Points:

  • The grant money will assist you to hire a contractor to write or update your required Mitigation Plan.
  • If you have a current Mitigation Plan, you can use the grant money to work on mitigation projects for your tribe.
  • Last day to submit your application is June 15
  • If you have questions, call the Region 8 Tribal Relations Office 303-235-4908.

FY 2016 PDM and FMA Application Period Now Open

The FY 2016 Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) and Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) grant application period opens today and will close on June 15, 2016 at 3:00 P.M. EST.

Local and Tribal governments, or Subapplicants, must submit planning and project sub-applications to their State/Territory Applicant agency.  Contact your State Hazard Mitigation Officer: http://www.fema.gov/state-hazard-mitigation-officers to find out their internal deadline for sub-applications.

States, Federally-recognized Tribes and Territories, or Applicants, must submit their PDM and FMA grant applications, with sub-applications ranked in priority order, to FEMA by 3 P.M. EST on June 15, 2016.

Please read the Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for each program posted on Grants.gov as they contain the key program priorities and application requirements:

In addition, the Hazard Mitigation Assistance (HMA) Unified Guidance posted in the FEMA Library provides detailed information regarding eligibility requirements.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit PDM and FMA grant applications via the Mitigation eGrants system (MT eGrants) on the FEMA Grants Portal on the Internet: https:/portal.fema.gov.

If not yet registered for the FEMA Grants Portal, Subapplicants should contact their state hazard mitigation officer for the access ID to request access to the MT eGrants system; Applicants should contact their FEMA Regional office for their access ID.

See the Mitigation eGrants System web page for more information and call the MT eGrants Helpdesk for assistance.

Last modified: March 29, 2016