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

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.

PDM: General Information 

PDM: Fact Sheet

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

FMA: General Information

FMA: Fact Sheet

State Competitive Grant

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.

Below are the parts of the HMGP application. Please contact the State Mitigation Officer before developing an application. (See our MEMA Staff page for contact information.)

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Name pdf other Year
Read Me First: Yes/No HMGP Eligibility Requirements 2018
Grant Guidance
22249-pdf 2018
HMGP Score Sheet
Grant Guidance
1: Contact Information
Form Grant
57622-docx 2018
2: Problem Description
Form Grant
53917-doc 2018
2E: Damages
Form Grant
53924-xls 2018
3: Alternatives and Decisions
Form Grant
53925-docx 2018
4: Scope of Work/Budget
Form Grant
53929-xls 2018
5: Project Description / Design
Form Grant
53926-doc 2018
6: Benefit Cost Analysis
Form Grant
94112-doc 2018
7: Goals, Objectives, Projects
Form Grant
53976-doc 2018
8A: EHP Checklist
Form Grant
53977-xls 2018
8B: Commitment Letter
Form Grant
94104-doc 2018
9: Cover Page
Form Grant
94105-doc 2018


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.