Y16 Grant Application Cycle Announcement
FEMA announced the fiscal year 2016 planning and projects “identified for further review” to potentially receive funding for the Flood Mitigation Assistance or Pre-Disaster Mitigation programs Aug. 30. This competitive grant funding is provided to states, tribes, territories and local governments for eligible mitigation activities to strengthen our nation’s ability to reduce disaster losses and protect life and property from future disaster damage.
Since the grant application period closed in mid-June, FEMA has reviewed each submission to ensure eligibility, cost effectiveness, technical feasibility and alignment with the agency’s identified priorities to reduce the impacts of disasters. For each competitive grant, these funding priorities are listed in a Notification of Funding Opportunity at Grants.gov.
FY16 FMA and PDM Sub-application Status
This year’s selections of sub-applications identified for further review include the following:
•FMA: 148 sub-applications received from 24 applicants: 8 planning, 108 projects, 8 technical assistance and 24 applicant management costs for $198 million
•PDM: 336 sub-applications received from 72 applicants: 208 planning, 81 projects and 47 associated management costs for $89.5 million.
FEMA will not send initial notification letters to each applicant regarding their application status. However, applicants can review the status of their sub-applications on the FEMA website:
•Flood Mitigation Assistance
FEMA will be working with applicants to conduct programmatic reviews of the selected sub-applications identified for further review before making a final decision for funding. For additional information or any questions, grant applicants can contact their FEMA regional office.
HMA Website: http://www.fema.gov/hazard-mitigation-assistance
FEMA Regional Offices: https://www.fema.gov/fema-regional-contacts
State Hazard Mitigation Officers: http://www.fema.gov/state-hazard-mitigation-officers
HMA Helpline: 1-866-222-3580or email: HMAGrantsHelpline@fema.dhs.gov
MT eGrants Help desk: 1-855-228-3362 or email: MTeGrants@fema.dhs.gov