Mitigation Assistance Funding Sources
A number of governmental and non-governmental sources provide funding assistance for qualifying mitigation projects. Each funding source has its own criteria for eligibility and evaluative criteria for awarding funds. Most funding sources require that projects be endorsed by and carried on the Project Prioritization List (PPL) of the Local Mitigation Strategy (LMS). Principal funding sources include:
The Pre-Disaster Mitigation Program (PDM) is a competitive grant program developed to assist communities implement hazard mitigation related activities in order to avert future disasters. PDM is a proactive program that aims to reduce natural and technological risks to populations and structures before a disaster occurs.
Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) Program - A federal program that provides annual funding for projects to protect flooded structures that are insured by the National Flood Insurance Program.
Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) - A federal, post-disaster program that funds projects to protect public or private property from future disasters.
Repetitive Flood Claims Program (RFC) - A competitive federal program that provides non-disaster funding for flood mitigation projects at 100% federal funding in communities that meet certain eligibility limitations.
Residential Construction Mitigaion Program (RCMP) - A Florida program created to support wind research, mobile home tie-downs and to improve the wind resistance of residences.
Severe Repetitive Loss (SRL) Program - A federal program created to mitigate NFIP-insured residential buildings that have experienced severe flood damage.
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