Federal Grant Funds
HI-EMA oversees the administration of several Federal grants it receives to enhance emergency management
capabilities throughout the State. The grants cover a wide range of activities, including training, exercises,
planning, mitigation projects, infrastructure repairs, and emergency response and recovery efforts. As part of the
administration of these grants, we offer information, technical assistance, and guidance on the grant processes,
as well as developing a policy for State-specific application, reporting, and reimbursement policies.
Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC)
BRIC is a new FEMA pre-disaster hazard mitigation program that replaces the existing Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) program. The BRIC program supports communities as they undertake hazard mitigation projects, reducing the risks they face from disasters and natural hazards.
Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG)
EMPG supports implementation of the National Preparedness System by supporting the building, sustainment and delivery of core capabilities essential to achieving the National Preparedness Goal of a secure and resilient nation.
Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA)
The program provides funding to states, territories, federally recognized tribes and local communities for projects and planning that reduces or eliminates long-term risk of flood damage to structures insured under the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).
National Tsunami Mitigation Grant Program (NTHMP)
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National Weather Service (NWS) provides financial assistance to partners for tsunami activities financial assistance in support of tsunami preparedness, mitigation, mapping, modeling, and warning coordination activities.
National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP)
NEHRP funds earthquake hazards reduction programming and the implementation of earthquake safety, mitigation, and resilience activities at the local level.