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Unified Hazard Mitigation Grant Assistance

Hazard Mitigation Grant Program

HMGP funds are available to significantly reduce or permanently eliminate future risk to lives and property from natural hazards. HMGP will fund qualifying projects in accordance with priorities identified in state, tribal, or local hazard mitigation plans and enables mitigation measures to be implemented during the recovery from a disaster. HMGP grants are only available after a Presidential Disaster Declaration has been issued within the State of North Dakota.

Specific application periods and grant performance periods are announced when a presidential disaster has been declared. All eligible jurisdictions and private not-for profit (PNP) entities may submit qualifying projects for HMGP grant funding. The qualifying project(s) do not have to be associated with the disaster declaration to be considered for funding. The parameters and deadline for HMGP grant funding are announced during applicant briefings when a presidential declaration has been received.

Pre-Disaster Mitigation Competitive Grant Program

The PDM grant program provides funds for hazard mitigation planning and the implementation of mitigation projects prior to a disaster event. Funding these plans and projects reduces overall risks to the population and structures, while also reducing reliance on funding from actual disaster declarations. PDM grants are part of an annual nationally competitive grant process.

Flood Mitigation Assistance Grant Program

The FMA program exists to reduce or eliminate the long-term risk of flood damage to buildings, manufactured homes, and other structures insured under the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). FMA grant funds can only be used to address flood mitigation and/or flood mitigation planning activities.

For more information, use the link below:

Unified Hazard Mitigation Grant Assistance Program


Hazard Mitigation Officer
Fraine Barracks Lane - Building 35
PO Box 5511
Bismarck, ND 58504
T: 701.328.8100
F: 701.328.8181
Toll Free: 800.773.3259


Hazard Mitigation Planning Factsheet
File Size: 63.87 kb

HMGP - Applicant Briefing
File Size: 2116.45 kb

This site updated as of 5/18/2019.