Hazard Mitigation Grant Program

​​​PUBLIC NOTICE: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) hereby gives notice to the public of its intent to provide assistance to reduce or eliminate long-term ​risk to people and property from future disasters under FEMA-4517-DR-WV occurring from January 20, 2020 and continuing.
This notice applies to the
Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) implemented under the authority of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. §§ 5121-5206.​​ 
FEMA's Hazard Mitigation Grant Program provides funding to state, local, tribal and territorial governments so they can rebuild in a way that reduces, or mitigates, future disaster losses in their communities. 
​This grant funding is available after a presidentially declared disaster.

In this program, homeowners and businesses cannot apply for a grant. However a local community may apply for funding on their behalf.

​​Learn more about FEMA's Hazard Mitigation Grant Program 

Applications are now being accepted for the following disasters:

FEMA-DR-4517-WV due to WVEMD July 5, 2022

FEMA-DR-4603-WV due to WVEMD July 3, 2022

​FEMA-DR-4605-WV due to WVEMD July 20, 2022

All applications must be submitted using the EM Grants Management System at wv.emgrants.com
Please register and view all applicant tutorials before applying for funding.
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​For inquiries in West Virginia, please contact:

Ginger Barnett, Chief of Mitigation and Recovery​
2403 Fairlawn Avenue 
Dunbar, WV 25064