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

Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC)

This is an annual grant opportunity that is not disaster related.

  • Letter of Intent submission due to State by October 30, 2020.
  • Application due to State by December 15, 2020.

FY20 BRIC: General Information (PDF) 

FY20 BRIC: Fact Sheet (PDF)

FY20 BRIC: Notice of Funding Opportunity (PDF)
 

Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA)

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

  • Letter of Intent submission due to State by October 30, 2020.
  • Application due to State by December 15, 2020.

FY20 FMA: General Information (PDF)

FY20 FMA: Fact Sheet (PDF)

FY20 FMA: Notice of Funding Opportunity (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. Some common examples of hazard mitigation projects include, but are not limited to:

  • Culvert Upsizing/Drainage Improvement
  • Acquisition/Demolition
  • Structure Elevation
  • Critical Infrastructure Retrofits/Upgrades
  • Road/Bank Stabilization
  • Building Code Adoption & Enforcement Activities
  • Hazard Mitigation Planning
  • Project Scoping to Obtain Data for Future Flood Mitigation Projects

We welcome your comments and questions: please contact us.