Flood Mitigation Funding Opportunities

 

Flood Mitigation Funding Opportunities

 

New Hazard Mitigation Assistance (HMA) Information Available

Hazard  mitigation  projects  that  reduce  the  impacts  of  flood  and  drought  conditions  include  aquifer  storage  and  recovery  (ASR),  flood  diversion  and  storage  (FDS),  and  floodplain  and  stream  restoration  (FSR). The  links to documents  provide  more  detailed  information  on  these  projects,  the  information  needed  for  an HMA grant application,  potential resources,  and  examples.

 

NRCS Watershed Protection and Flood Prevention Program

A Guide to the Watershed Protection and Flood Prevention Program: How Your Community Can  Organize  a Watershed  Project provides details on technical and financial assistance through the NRCS.

 

State Flood Control Matching Grant Program

The  Flood  Control  Program  uses  state  bond  funds  as  grants  to  help  meet  cost share  match  requirements associated  with projects  funded  by  the  U.S.  Corps  of  Engineers,  the  Federal  Emergency  Management  Agency,  and the  Natural  Resources  Conservation  Service.

 

EGrants Guidance

This collection of Mitigation eGrants reference documents, which include  guides, frequently asked questions and job aids, will help MT eGrants users work through many system issues.

 

Examples of Local Projects

Whitley County Landslide Project:  This local success story describes the process of stabilizing a roadway along a steep hillside in rural Whitley County using hazard mitigation grant funding from FEMA and KYEM.

London Whitley Branch Drainage Success Story:  Learn how the City of London successfully utilized mitigation grant funding from FEMA and KYEM to mitigate flooding with an upgraded drainage system.