Hazard Mitigation Grant Match Program for Hurricane Michael


The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) has allocated $109,000,000  in funding for the Rebuild Florida Hazard Mitigation Grant Match Program (HMGMP) through the Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) Program by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to address unmet disaster recovery needs related to d
amage from Hurricane Michael.


Eligible Entities


Entities that have been awarded HMGP funding that are located in the impacted areas listed below that experienced Hurricane Michael storm damage are eligible to apply for funding.

Hurricane Michael MID Counties Map


Eligible Activities


FEMA’s Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) requires a local match of 25%. This program will fund the local match portion of the award. These funds represent a unique and significant opportunity for the state, in the areas most impacted by recent disasters, to carry out strategic and high impact activities to rebuild and harden infrastructure to prevent or reduce losses in future disasters. 

To be eligible for consideration of funding, applicants must propose programs or projects that align with CDBG-DR and DEO requirements and priorities as outlined in the action plan and the Federal Register, including but not limited to those set forth below:

  • Projects must demonstrate tie-back to Hurricane Michael.
  • Projects must primarily serve LMI populations.
  • Projects for infrastructure must support LMI housing.
  • Projects must not duplicate benefits.

Activities may include but are not limited to:

  • Acquisition/Demolition
  • Structural Elevation
  • Non-Portable Generators
  • Localized Flood Risk Reduction
  • Infrastructure
  • Post-Disaster Code Enforcement

How to Submit a Grant Request


CDBG-DR Hazard Mitigation Grant Match Program Application

Please note: This application is intended for units of local government, not for individuals or homeowners. 
 


Timeline

  • June 21, 2021: Application period opens. The application period is ongoing until funds are exhausted.
  • September 30, 2021: Application cycle closes at 5:00 p.m. EST

Contact

If you have questions or require any assistance, please contact the DEO Office of Long-Term Resiliency at CDBG-DR@deo.myflorida.com

 Mailing List

  • Sign up for our mailing list for Hurricane Michael updates here.

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