Mitigation Grants

The State of Maine administers three Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Mitigation Grant Programs. See our:

Supporting Resources

Program Documents

Nationally Competitive Grant Types - OPEN

Application Deadline: December 20, 2019

See the links to the right for more information on these FEMA programs:

Pre-Disaster Mitigation Assistance Program (PDM)
This is an annual grant opportunity that is not disaster related.

FY19 PDM: General Information (PDF) 

FY19 PDM: Fact Sheet (PDF)

Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA)
This is an annual grant opportunity for properties insured under the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). 

FY19 FMA: General Information (PDF)

FY19 FMA: Fact Sheet (PDF)

State Competitive Grant - CLOSED

Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP)
These are post disaster grants that become available after a Presidential disaster declaration. The application process is administered by the State. HMGP is competitive statewide.

If a grant program is open for application, an announcement will be posted on the Mitigation program front page.

Sample Projects

Hazard mitigation projects are actions taken to protect property.

Typical project types in Maine include:

  • Generators for critical facilities
  • Culverts / drainage upgrades
  • Bank Stabilization
  • Acquisition / demolition
  • Elevation

We welcome your comments and questions: please contact us.