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Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (Tennessee)

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    Funder Type

    State Government

    IT Classification

    C - Funds little to no technology


    Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA)


    The key purpose of HMGP is to ensure that the opportunity to take critical mitigation measures to reduce the risk of loss of life and property from future disasters is not lost during the reconstruction process following a disaster. HMGP funding is available, when authorized under a Presidential major disaster declaration, in the areas of the State requested by the Governor. Federally-recognized tribes may also submit a request for a Presidential major disaster declaration within their impacted areas.


    History of Funding

    None is available.

    Additional Information

    Example Projects:

    Drainage improvement

    Power line burials

    Acquisition and relocation of structures

    Generators and warning sirens


    Mitigation Grant Program Staff (Tennessee)

    Mitigation Grant Program Staff (Tennessee)

    (615) 741-3732

  • Eligibility Details

    In general, individuals, businesses and private nonprofits via local governments, can apply for HMGP funding. Individuals may not apply directly for HMGP funding, but may be sponsored through an appropriate subapplicant via a local government, state agency, tribe or tribal agency, or private nonprofit.

    Deadline Details

    A State may forward a new or updated State Administrative Plan to FEMA for approval at any time. 

    Award Details

    The amount of HMGP funding available to the Applicant is based on the estimated total Federal assistance, subject to the sliding scale formula outlined in Title 44 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Section 206.432(b) that FEMA provides for disaster recovery under Presidential major disaster declarations. The formula provides for up to 15 percent of the first $2 billion of estimated aggregate amounts of disaster assistance, up to 10 percent for amounts between $2 billion and $10 billion, and up to 7.5 percent for amounts between $10 billion and $35.333 billion. 

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