The PDM grant program provides funds to States, territories, Indian Tribal governments and communities for hazard mitigation planning and the implementation of mitigation projects prior to a disaster event. Federal funding for this nationally competitive grant program is generally an annual allocation (subject to Congressional appropriation). For additional information related to FEMA's PDM program please see FEMA's Hazard Mitigation Assistance page.

Application period: Open (deadline July 9, 2014 3:00PM)

Notification of Funds:

FY14 PDM FMA Announcement Memo pdf format of    FY14 PDM FMA Announcement Memo

FY 2014 PDM Fact Sheet pdf format of    FY 2014 PDM Fact Sheet

FY 2014 PDM – FEMA Funding Opportunity Announcement pdf format of    FY 2014 PDM – FEMA Funding Opportunity Announcement


How to Apply:

Applications for this grant program must be submitted through the FEMA eGrants System. 

  eGrants website

  eGrant registration instructions docx format of    eGrant registration instructions

  MEMA E-Grant Request Letter Template doc format of    MEMA E-Grant Request Letter Template

All Mitigation Grant program applications require a completed Benefit-cost analysis (BCA) to be submitted with the application for funding. For more information and instructions on BCA, visit the Benefit Cost Analysis (BCA) webpage.

Other helpful eGrants information:

eGrants for Subgrant Applicant Users

eGrants course website


Mitigation Guidance:

Hazard Mitigation Assistance Unified Guidance pdf format of    Guidance 2013.pdf  file size 2MB 

Hazard Mitigation Assistance Unified Guidance Addendum pdf format of    Hazard Mitigation Assistance Unified Guidance Addendum  file size 1MB