Incident Period: February 11, 2021 – February 21, 2021
Declaration Date: February 19, 2021
Application Period: May 10, 2021 through September 7, 2021
Governor Abbott and the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) announce the open application period for the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) related to FEMA-DR-4586 (Severe Winter Storms). The application period will be open from May 10, 2021 through September 7, 2021. The initial funding estimate has not yet been provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for HMGP funding under this declaration. TDEM will receive the final lock amount one year after the declaration date of February 19, 2021.
Eligible subapplicants include state agencies, local governments, tribal governments, and certain private nonprofit organizations. Pre-award costs incurred after February 19, 2021 may be considered for those projects selected for funding.
All entities seeking funding under this opportunity must have a FEMA approved Hazard Mitigation Plan at the time the project is submitted to FEMA for consideration and at the time an award is made except for projects to develop or update mitigation plans. An exception to this requirement may be requested on a case-by-case basis in accordance with FEMA’s 2015 Hazard Mitigation Assistance Guidance https://www.fema.gov/hazard-mitigation- assistance-program-guidance.
All applications must be received by TDEM through the Grants Management System (GMS) (https://grants.tdem.texas.gov) no later than September 7, 2021 at 5:00 PM order to be considered for funding.
Any questions regarding this opportunity should be directed to the TDEM Recovery and Mitigation, Hazard Mitigation Section at TDEM-Mitigation@tdem.texas.gov, (512) 424-2423, or to the hazard mitigation coordinator/specialist assigned to your region.