FY23 Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA)

This opportunity is maintained by Hazard Mitigation Assistance Grant Programs

Program Status


Eligible Entities

Cities, Counties, Towns, Planning Districts, State Agencies, Tribal Government

Applications Open

Applications Close

November 22, 2023

Originally Posted


FMA Grant Intent

The intent of the grant, Flood Mitigation Assistance Program (FMA), is to provide funding for projects to either reduce or eliminate the risk of repetitive flood damage to buildings insured by the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).

For more information on the FMA program, please visit: https://www.fema.gov/grants/mitigation/floods

Application Period

FY 2023 Pre-Application Deadline to VDEM: October 15, 2023 5:00 PM Eastern Time. Full Application Deadline to VDEM: November 22, 2023 5:00 PM Eastern Time. This will give VDEM time to review all applications, request additional information, and submit all project sub-applications through the FEMA GO system by FEMA’s application deadline of February 2024.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Alex Krupp, Deputy State Hazard Mitigation Officer, at (804) 213-6524 or alexander.krupp@vdem.virginia.gov.

Eligible Project Types

Who can apply?

Additional Eligibility Criteria

How To Apply?

All project pre-applications, applications, and supporting documentation must be submitted through VDEM’s grants management portal at https://vdem.emgrants.gov. If you do not currently have an active account, you can register for a new account through this portal as well.


Eligible applicants must submit a pre-application through https://vdem.emgrants.gov for consideration.


After a pre-application is reviewed for eligibility and processed by VDEM, you will be prompted to complete a project application which will require detailed scope of work, project cost, and other pertinent information necessary to qualify for consideration by FEMA following submittal.

Grant Resources

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FMA-BRIC-HMGP Presentation




VDEM FMA Grant One-Pager