HAZARD MITIGATION GRANTS
HI-EMA administers three FEMA grant programs that are focused on Hazard Mitigation:
- Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC)
- Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP)
- Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA)
Open Funding Opportunities:
- 9/30/22 – Notice of Intent to apply for BRIC & FMA due to HI-EMA
- 9/30/22 – FY22 BRIC & FMA applications open
- 11/30/22 – Completed application due to HI-EMA
- 01/20/23 – HI-EMA submits state application package to FEMA
- 01/27/23 – FY22 BRIC & FMA applications close
- Summer 2023 – Awards announced
All applications must be reviewed and approved by HI-EMA prior to submission.
If you are interested in submitting a project for either BRIC or FMA Fiscal Year 22 funding, contact the Hazard Mitigation Team at: [email protected]
Closed Funding Opportunities:
The application period for HMGP funding for DR-4510 COVID-19 is now closed. All submitted eligible applications will be sent to FEMA by 10/4/22 at 5 p.m. HST.
State and local mitigation activities that qualify for FEMA funding include:
- Hazard mitigation planning.
- Retrofit of critical facilities.
- Acquisition, elevation, relocation or drainage improvements of repetitive flood loss structures.
- Construction or upgrade of general population shelters.
- Enhancement of development codes and standards.
- Safe rooms and storm shelters.
- Redundant power supply for critical facilities.
- Warning systems.
Who is Eligible for Hazard Mitigation Grants?
State and County Agencies are eligible to apply for BRIC, HMGP, and FMA. Certain private, non-profit organizations are eligible to apply for HMGP only. Individuals and businesses are not eligible to apply directly; however, an eligible state or county agency may apply on behalf of individuals or businesses through sponsorship.
For more information on eligibility, please contact the State Hazard Mitigation Officer at 808-733-4300 ext. 812.
Review required documents & additional resources for HMA Grant Program Applications