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FEMA opens application period for FEMA’s fiscal year 2020 Hazard Mitigation Assistance (HMA)

1 Oct 2020 12:15 PM | Anonymous

FEMA has opened the application period for FEMA’s fiscal year 2020 Hazard Mitigation Assistance (HMA) grants under the Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) and new Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) programs.  Eligible applicants must apply for funding through the FEMA Grants Outcomes (GO) system

The application deadline is 3:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST) on January 29, 2021.

These two competitive grant programs fund eligible mitigation activities to of states, local communities, tribes, and territories.  For FY20, a total of $660 million in funding is available for FMA and BRIC.  FEMA will distribute up to $160 million through the FMA grant program, and a record-breaking $500 million of pre-disaster mitigation funding is available through the new BRIC program.  Applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered for funding.


The new FEMA Grants Outcomes (GO) system allows users to apply, track, and manage disaster and non-disaster grants. It also improves oversight and monitoring.

  • Learn more about the FEMA GO system; access helpful user guides and templates; or get direct access to the portal (go.fema.gov).
  • To receive assistance with FEMA GO, contact the FEMA GO Helpdesk at femago@fema.dhs.gov or by telephone at (877) 611-4700.
  • To receive support regarding Hazard Mitigation Assistance-specific questions, contact the HMA Helpline by telephone at (866) 222-3580.

Visit the FMA and BRIC web pages to find helpful resources.

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