Grant Details

Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) Grant Program: Community Project Funding/Congressionally Directed Spending (CDS) (Limited Eligibility) - FY 2024

Agency: U.S. Department of Homeland Security
CFDA: 97.143
Federal FON: DHS-24-MT-143-00-01
Office: Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Resilience/Hazard Mitigation Directorate Hazard Mitigation Assistance (HMA) Division
Multipart Grant: No
Next Due: 06/28/2024 (Multiple)
Solicitation Date: 05/22/2024
Match Required: Yes
Match Type: Unspecified
Actual Funds: $190,568,289 (Confirmed)
Number of Awards: 110 (Estimated)

The purpose of this program is to help state, local, tribal, and territorial governments plan for and implement sustainable cost-effective measures designed to reduce the risk to individuals and property from future natural hazards, while also reducing reliance on federal funding from future natural disasters. The priorities of this program include risk reduction of both acute events and chronic stressors, which are either observed or expected.

Authorized projects generally include the following project types:

  • Capability and capacity-building activities: activities that enhance the knowledge, skills, and expertise of the current workforce to expand or improve the administration of mitigation assistance; this includes activities in the subcategories of project scoping, hazard mitigation planning, and planning-related activities
  • Hazard mitigation projects: cost-effective projects designed to increase resilience and public safety; reduce injuries and loss of life; and reduce damage and destruction to property, critical services, facilities, and infrastructure from a multitude of natural hazards, including drought, wildfire, earthquakes, extreme heat, and the effects of climate change
  • Management costs: financial assistance to reimburse eligible and reasonable indirect costs, direct administrative costs, and other administrative expenses associated with a specific mitigation measure or project

Eligibility is limited to states, territories, and federally recognized tribal governments with projects that were identified in the Joint Explanatory Statement (JES) accompanying the funding agency's FY 2024 Appropriations Act. Refer to pages 55-60 of the NOFA file for a list of eligible projects.

Eligibility Notes:

Eligible applicants are states, territories, or federally recognized tribal governments with projects that were identified in the Joint Explanatory Statement (JES) accompanying the funding agency's FY 2024 Appropriations Act. Refer to pages 55-60 of the NOFA file for a list of eligible projects.

Each state, territory, or federally recognized tribal government with an eligible project will designate one agency to serve as the applicant for program funding. Local governments, including cities, townships, counties, special district governments, and tribal governments that are identified on pages 55-60 of the NOFA file are considered subapplicants and must submit subapplications to their state/territory applicant agency. A federally recognized tribal government may apply as an applicant directly to the funding agency or as a subapplicant.

All applicants submitting applications must have a state or tribal mitigation plan approved by the funding agency by the application deadline and at the time of obligation, and all subapplicants submitting subapplications must have a local hazard mitigation plan approved by the funding agency by the application deadline and at the time of obligation.

Each applicant's designated agency may submit only one application to the funding agency.

Eligible Applicants:
Native American Tribe
State Government
Application Notes:

Prior to submitting a full application, applicants must submit a mandatory initial application.

Initial applications must be submitted online at

Initial applications must include:

  • SF 424
  • Certification form regarding lobbying

Applicants will be notified as to whether their eligibility applications have been approved and will be invited to submit full applications, which will be accepted beginning on May 24, 2024, and must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. ET on June 28, 2024.

Full applications must be submitted online at

Full applications must include:

  • SF 424A and/or SF 424C (as applicable)
  • SF 424B and/or SF 424D (as applicable)
  • SF LLL
  • Indirect cost agreement or proposal (if applicable)
  • Benefit-cost analysis (BCA) for mitigation projects (if applicable)
  • National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) requirements (if applicable)
  • Acquisition project requirements (if applicable)

The following are required in order to submit an application:

  • Unique Entity Identifier (UEI) number
  • SAM (System for Award Management) registration
  • SPOC (state Single Point of Contact) notification

Applicants may obtain a UEI number and verify or renew SAM registration status at Applicants in states participating in the SPOC program must contact the relevant SPOC listed in the SPOC file before applying.

Applications will be evaluated according to programmatic criteria, financial integrity criteria, and supplemental financial integrity criteria, as detailed on pages 26-27 of the NOFA file.

Refer to the NOFA file for additional application information.

Match Required: Yes
Match Type: Unspecified
Actual Funds: $190,568,289 (Confirmed)
Number of Awards: 110 (Estimated)
Match Notes:

In general, applicants must provide at least 25 percent of the total project costs; however, the matching requirement will be reduced to 10 percent for small impoverished communities, as defined on pages 13-14 of the NOFA file. Matching contributions must be derived from nonfederal sources.

Funding Notes:

A total of $190,568,289 is available to support an expected 110 awards through this program. Refer to pages 55-60 of the NOFA file for a list of the maximum award amounts available to each eligible project.

The project period is 36 months. The project period start date will vary by award; however, all awards must be made no later than September 30, 2024. Extension requests will be granted only due to compelling legal, policy, or operational challenges.

Up to 10 percent of the total award amount may be used by the award recipient for management and administrative (M&A) purposes associated with the award. Subrecipients may separately use up to 5 percent of the project award funds for M&A purposes associated with the award and must include those costs as a separate line item within the project budget.

Funds may not be used for non-construction activities that have already started; however, the funding agency may provide assistance for certain acquisition and demolition projects when implementation has already begun.

Funds may not be used for:

  • Duplicate activities that another federal agency or program has more specific authority to conduct
  • Construction activities for which ground disturbance has already been initiated or completed
  • Matching or cost sharing requirements for other federal grants and cooperative agreements
  • Lobbying
  • Prosecuting claims against the federal government or any other government entity
  • Covered telecommunications equipment or services, as detailed on pages 23-24 of the NOFA file

(See Contact Notes)

Agency Address
Federal Emergency Management Agency
P.O. Box 10055
Hyattsville, MD 20782-8055

Contact Notes:

Questions should be directed to the appropriate program contact listed on pages 37-38 of the NOFA file.

Initial applications must be submitted online at

Full applications must be submitted online at

The agency address provided is for reference purposes only.

NOFA File: US17309_NOFA_FY2024.pdf (616.7 Kb)
Other Pre-Award File: US17309_FactSheet_FY2024.pdf (102.4 Kb)
Federal Forms:
SPOC (195.6 Kb)
File Notes:

The NOFA file contains the full solicitation for this program. The FactSheet file contains a fact sheet for this program. The SPOC file contains information on the state Single Point of Contact program.

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Grant Categories
Community Development
Disaster Preparedness
Domestic Preparedness/Homeland Security