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Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities Program

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Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities ProgramThrough Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC), FEMA invests in a variety of mitigation activities with an added focus on infrastructure projects and community lifelines. Examples of BRIC projects are ones that demonstrate innovative approaches to partnerships, such as shared funding mechanisms, and/or project design.

This website explains what people need to know before applying for BRIC funds, then what to do in order to apply, and what to expect after FEMA has completed its review of all BRIC subapplications. This website also provides a resource list for the BRIC Grant Program with materials that provide important information on key elements of the program.

They further explain the Fiscal Year 2021 BRIC Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) and NOFO Factsheet. The program support materials also illustrate example projects and clarify program focus areas.

This website explains that after applying for BRIC funds, FEMA assigns and updates the application with one of three statuses. The website provides links for more information on Hazard Mitigation Assistance and resources for applying for this assistance. Included with information on the BRIC program is information on the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program, which provides grants for post fire or post flood mitigation, and funds for pre-disaster mitigation.

People can also use this website to access resources for hazard mitigation assistance training.

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