FY19 Pre-Disaster Mitigation


Funding Opportunity ID: 320395
Opportunity Number: DHS-19-MT-047-000-99
Opportunity Title: FY19 Pre-Disaster Mitigation
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Other (see text field entitled “Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity” for clarification)
Category Explanation: The Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, Public Law 93-288, as amended, (42 U.S.C. 5133), Section 203 authorizes FEMA to make grants for the purpose of implementing a sustained pre-disaster natural hazard mitigation program to reduce overall risk to the population and structures from future hazard events, while also reducing reliance on Federal funding from future disasters.
CFDA Number(s): 97.047
Eligible Applicants: State governments
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility: District of Columbia; U.S. Territories. Local governments must apply through their state.
Agency Code: DHS-DHS
Agency Name: Department of Homeland Security
Department of Homeland Security – FEMA
Posted Date: Sep 09, 2019
Close Date: Jan 31, 2020
Last Updated Date: Sep 09, 2019
Award Ceiling: $37,500,000
Award Floor: $0
Estimated Total Program Funding: $250,000,000
Expected Number of Awards: 400
Description: The Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) program makes available Federal funds to State, Local and Tribal Governments to implement and sustain cost-effective measures designed to reduce the risk to individuals and property from natural hazards, while also reducing reliance on Federal funding from future disasters. FEMA will provide allocations of $575,000 as required by the Stafford Act to states and territories; and a tribal set aside of $20 million for allocations up to $575,000 for Native American Indian tribal govenments to support overall mitigation planning and projects. The remaining PDM funds will be awarded on a competitive basis with a focus on multi-state/trribal mitigation initiatives. Applicants must submit applications via the Mitigation eGrants system on the FEMA Grants Portal: https://portal.fema.gov. Applicants may submit a maximum of 9 project sub-applications notwithstanding any project(s) submitted for the state/teritory alalocation or tribal set aside. In addition, any state or tribe willing to serve as the applicant for a multi-state or tribal activity may submit one additional plan or project subapplication.
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