FEMA ANNOUNCES 2016 FMA AND PDM GRANTS

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It’s that time of year again!!! Please help us spread the word, and share the following announcement regarding the 2016 FEMA Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) and Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) grants, with your local municipal coordinators and other interested parties.

The Fiscal Year 2016 application period will be open starting March 15, 2016 and applicants must apply for either grant via the Mitigation eGrants system located on the FEMA portal: FEMA Portal 

All complete applications are due to NJOEM (through e-grants) by COB May 13, 2016. NJOEM Mitigation Unit staff must review, revise and coordinate with other State agencies before submitting final complete application packages through the Attorney General’s office prior to the June 15, 2016 FEMA deadline. We encourage all applicants to submit applications through e-grants as early as possible due to the short timeframe and turnaround of applications.

Funding:

FMA: In FY 2016 the total amount of funds distributed under the FY 2016 FMA Grant Program will be $199 million.

PDM:   In FY 2016 the total amount of funds distributed under the FY 2016 PDM Grant Program will be $90 million.

Eligibility:

These grants are competitive nationwide and are open to all 50 States, the District of Columbia, Federally-recognized Native American Tribal governments, American Samoa, Guam, Norther Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Local Governments are considered sub-applicants and must apply to their applicant state/territory.

Funding Guidelines/Application Submission and Review Process/Evaluation Criteria:

Please pay close attention to the important information set forth in FMA & PDM funding opportunities via the links below for the PDM/FMA 2016 open period.

Related Links:

FMA 2016 Notice of Funding Opportunity – http://www.grants.gov/search-grants.html?agencies%3DDHS|Department%20of%20Homeland%20Security

PDM 2016 Notice of Funding Opportunity – http://www.grants.gov/search-grants.html?agencies%3DDHS|Department%20of%20Homeland%20Security

*Applications are due to NJOEM through e-grants by COB May 13, 2016 (e-grants)

Thank you for your interest in hazard mitigation in New Jersey. We are here to help! If you have any questions, please contact the Mitigation Unit at (609) 963-6900 X 6208 or NJMitigation@gw.njsp.org

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