Mitigation Grants

The State of Maine administers three Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Mitigation Grant Programs. See our:

Supporting Resources

Program Documents

Nationally Competitive Grant Types - OPEN

See the links to the right for more information on these FEMA programs:

Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) 
This is an annual grant opportunity that is not disaster related.

FY20 BRIC: General Information (PDF) 

FY20 BRIC: Fact Sheet (PDF)

Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA)
This is an annual grant opportunity for properties insured under the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). 

FY20 FMA: General Information (PDF)

FY20 FMA: Fact Sheet (PDF)

State Competitive Grant - CLOSED

Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP)
These are post disaster grants that become available after a Presidential disaster declaration. The application process is administered by the State. HMGP is competitive statewide.

If a grant program is open for application, an announcement will be posted on the Mitigation program front page.

Sample Projects

Hazard mitigation projects are actions taken to protect property.

Typical project types in Maine include:

  • Generators for critical facilities
  • Culverts / drainage upgrades
  • Bank Stabilization
  • Acquisition / demolition
  • Elevation

We welcome your comments and questions: please contact us.