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Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities Grants

 
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 97.047
Sponsors
Federal Emergency Management Agency, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Deadlines
Jan 29, 2021
Purpose

The Federal Emergency Management Agency provides grants for pre-disaster mitigation activities to build capacity of state and local governments, Tribes, and territories.

The program is designed to:

  • Support state and local governments, tribes, and territories through capacity building to enable them to identify mitigation actions and implement projects that reduce risks posed by natural hazards
  • Encourage and enable innovation while allowing flexibility, consistency, and effectiveness
  • Promote partnerships and enable high-impact investments to reduce risk from natural hazards with a focus on critical services and facilities, public infrastructure, public safety, public health, and communities
  • Provide a significant opportunity to reduce future losses and minimize impacts on the Disaster Relief Fund
  • Support the adoption and enforcement of building codes, standards, and policies that will protect the health, safety, and general welfare of the public, take into account future conditions, and have long-lasting impacts on community risk reduction, including for critical services and facilities and for future disaster costs
Eligibility

Eligible applicants include:

  • States
  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. territories
  • Federally recognized Tribal governments
Geographic coverage
Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Amount of funding

Total funding available by applicant type:

  • States and territories: $33,600,000
  • Tribes: $20,000,000
  • National competition: $446,400,000
Application process

Links to the full announcement and online application process are available through grants.gov. The application instructions will be found on the related documents tab.

Submit applications through the FEMA Grant Outcomes (FEMA GO) system.

Tagged as
American Indian or Alaska Native · Emergency preparedness and response · Infrastructure · Networking and collaboration · Planning and strategy methods and resources · Public health



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