HMGP Planning applications are for projects that result in a FEMA-approved Local Hazard Mitigation Plan (LHMP), or a revision to a section of a currently approved LHMP.
HMGP 5% Initiative applications are for projects that are consistent with local and state mitigation plans, where there is a reasonable expectation that future damage or loss of life and property will be reduced or prevented by the activity, and for which it may be difficult to conduct a standard FEMA Benefit-Cost Analysis (BCA) to prove cost-effectiveness.
For useful guidance on eligible HMGP Planning & 5% Initiative projects please refer to
- FEMA 2015 HMA Grant Program Guidance
- HMGP Planning information can be found on Pages 27-29 in the above guidance.
- HMGP 5% Initiative information can be found on Pages 27, 49, & 84-85 in the above guidance.
- FEMA 2015 HMA Grant Program Guidance Addendum
Below are the required forms for this type of HMGP application – all must be completed for your HMGP application to be considered complete. Some forms must be completed by the applicant, and some must be completed by the property owner.