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Resource Information

Agency:

Federal Emergency Management Agency

Resource:

(FEMA) Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC)

Overview:

Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) will support states, local communities, tribes and territories as they undertake hazard mitigation projects, reducing the risks they face from disasters and natural hazards. BRIC is a new FEMA pre-disaster hazard mitigation program that replaces the existing Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) program. The BRIC program guiding principles are supporting communities through capability- and capacity-building; encouraging and enabling innovation; promoting partnerships; enabling large projects; maintaining flexibility; and providing consistency.

Funding Information:

  • Maximum 10 percent of awarded grant funds can be used by state or recipient for management costs.
  • Maximum 5 percent of awarded grant funds can be used by local sub- recipients for management costs.
  • Period of performance begins with opening of application period and ends no later than 36 months from the selection date.
  • FEMA can fund up to 75 percent of eligible costs for each project.
  • Recipient or sub-recipient must provide 25 percent cost share match

Resource Website(s):

www.fema.gov/bric

Keywords:

Individual/Household, Business, Local Government, State Government, Tribal, Preparing for Flood Response, Reducing Flood Risk (Mitigation), Financial Assistance

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