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FEMA Flood Mitigation Grants

Posted: 11/28/2023

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has released the fiscal year 2023 funding opportunity for the Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) grant program.

FMA is funded at $800M for this grant cycle

FMA grants provides states, U.S. territories, federally recognized tribal governments, and local agencies with funding to reduce or eliminate the risk of repetitive flood damage to buildings and structures insured under the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), and within NFIP-participating communities. The FMA program recognizes the growing hazards associated with climate change and supports natural hazard risk mitigation activities that promote climate adaptation and resilience with respect to those hazards.

Eligible FMA Applicants

  • State & Local Governments
  • Federally Recognized Tribal Governments
  •  The District of Columbia
  • U.S. Territories

Eligible FMA Activities

  • Capability & Capacity Building – Activities that enhance the knowledge, skills, and expertise of the current workforce to expand or improve the administration of Flood Mitigation Assistance.

  • Localized Flood Risk Reduction Projects – Projects that address localized flood risk for the purpose of reducing NFIP flood claim payment.

  • Individual Flood Mitigation Projects – Projects that mitigate the risk of flooding to individual NFIP-insured structures and give priority to properties meeting Repetitive Loss and Severe Repetitive Loss definitions.


Applications must be submitted via by February 29, 2024

Who is FEMA?

The Federal Emergency Management Agency coordinates and respondes to disasters and emergencies that occur within the U.S.

FEMA provides financial assistance, logistical support, and expertise to affected regions, working in collaboration with state and local governments as well as non-profit organizations.

Flood Insurance

The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) provides flood insurance to property owners, renters and businesses, and having this coverage helps them recover faster when floodwaters recede.

The NFIP works with communities required to adopt and enforce floodplain management regulations that help mitigate flooding effects.

Need More Help?

California LTAP Center

Phone: (562) 985-2872