Hazard Mitigation

Grants In Progress

Tropical Storm Fred DR-4617

Tropical Storm Fred DR-4617

Notice of Funding Availability 

Letter of Interest Deadline:  December 17, 2021 at 5 p.m.

Priorities for DR-4617-NC

Primary Priorities:

Mitigation projects located in the counties declared as disaster areas (Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Graham, Haywood, Jackson, Madison, Mitchell, Transylvania, Watauga and Yancey)

Residential Mitigation

  • Acquisition (Buyout)
  • Elevation (Home raising)
  • Mitigation Reconstruction (Demo/Rebuild)

Secondary priorities:

All other projects statewide

5% Initiative Projects

  • Generators
  • Early warning systems/stream gauges
  • Community storm shelters

7% projects

  • Planning related activities

Advance Assistance

COVID-19 DR-4487

COVID-19 DR-4487

Notice of Funding Availability 

Letter of Interest Deadline:  December 10, 2021 at 5 p.m.

Priorities for DR-4487-NC

Primary Priorities:

Communiy based infrastructure projects designed to make communities more resilient pre- and post disaster as well as designed to prevent damages to homes and businesses

Residential Mitigation

  • Acquisition (Buyout)
  • Elevation (Home raising)
  • Mitigation Reconstruction (Demo/Rebuild)

Secondary priorities:

5% Initiative Projects

  • Generators
  • Early warning systems/stream gauges
  • Community storm shelters

7% projects

  • Planning related activities
Hurricane Isaias DR 4568

Hurricane Isaias DR 4568

We are no longer accepting Letters of Interest (LOIs) for DR-4568 Hurricane Isaias.

LOIs are submitted from qualified sub-applicants for properties to consider and evaluate for inclusion in the State’s Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) application submission to FEMA.  Eligible sub-applicants are local governments with a FEMA and NCEM-approved and adopted Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan.  

The deadline to submit letters of interest using the EMGrants Portal has passed, however, based upon funding availability, projects may still be considered for funding for this disaster through September 3, 2021.

Notice of Funding Availability

Hurricane Isaias Public Notices

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