KAMM’s Community Mitigation Grant

KAMM Community Mitigation Grant

KAMM promotes natural hazard mitigation and disaster recovery as well as public awareness of floodplain, stormwater, and emergency management.

The KAMM Community Grant Program offers local communities an opportunity for assistance with a mitigation project.  The program allocates funds for projects that promote hazard mitigation and management or mitigation awareness in your community.


Announcing KAMM’s 2023 Community Mitigation
Grant Opportunity

KAMM is happy to announce that we are accepting applications for the KAMM 2023 Community Mitigation Grant Program. KAMM promotes natural hazard mitigation and disaster recovery as well as public awareness of floodplain, stormwater, and emergency management.

The KAMM Grant Program offers local communities an opportunity for assistance with a mitigation project. The program allocates funds for projects that promote natural hazard mitigation and management or mitigation awareness in your community. To date, the KAMM Community Mitigation Grant Fund has provided $9,980 to KY communities to help meet their specific mitigation needs.

Below is a list of project examples; however, any project that promotes the Purpose of KAMM is acceptable. Please be creative!

What are your community mitigation actions?

  • Flood Hazard Mitigation:
    • Upgrade undersized drainage systems
    • Flood barriers, flood awareness equipment, and flood warning systems
  • Stormwater Management Mitigation:
    • Detention or retention basinsStream or wetland restoration
    • Green infrastructure practices
  • Conservation of Natural Features and Resources:
    • Reforestation projects
    • Parks or open green space
  • Educational Awareness:
    • Field trips/public outreach
    • Signage to promote natural hazard mitigation and management
    • Community mitigation library
  • Local match funding for a larger mitigation grant
 
Kentucky is Vulnerable to Multiple Hazards
  • Dam Failure
  • Drought
  • Earthquake
  • Extreme Temperature
  • Flood
  • Hail Storm
  • Karst/Sinkhole
  • Mine/Land Subsidence
  • Landslide
  • Severe Storm
  • Severe Winter Storm
  • Tornado
  • Forest Fire

Community Grant Funding

Proceeds from the Community Grant fundraisers at our annual KAMM conference and donations throughout the year will be used to fund our annual grant.

Available grant funds vary each year. 

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KAMM’s Community Mitigation Grant Fundraising 

As a non-profit, KAMM offers funds for projects that promote hazard mitigation through our annual community mitigation grant fundraising.  Monies from our fundraising go toward a community hazard mitigation project.  Our grants are based upon how much we raise in the previous year. 

Please make a monetary donation via our link or the QR Code and be a part of our
mitigation efforts across the Commonwealth.

Link to KAMM Community Grant Donations.

A BIG thanks to our Awards and Grants Committee for their hard work!

 

 

KAMM Community Mitigation Grant Recipients

2023 Grant Recipient

Link to our 2023 KAMM Community Mitigation Grant Recipient


 

2021 Grant Recipients

Link to our 2021 KAMM Community Mitigation Grant Recipients.


 

2020 Grant Recipients

Link to our 2020 grant recipients: KAMM Community Mitigation Grant Recipients

 

 

 

Mitigation Matters!  

 

Have questions? Contact us at help@kymitigation.org.

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