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FEMA Announces Grant Funding Opportunity that Includes Climate Change Resilience

FEMA_-_13132_-_Photograph_by_Bill_Koplitz_taken_on_04-05-2005_in_District_of_ColumbiaThe U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recently announced a funding opportunity for states, territories, tribal governments, and communities to compete for a total of $500,000,000 from the Building Resilient Infrastructure Communities (BRIC) Program. The BRIC program seeks to support grantees in their efforts to mitigate risks from natural hazards, encourage innovative solutions, such as the use of nature-based solutions, and, revise and improve building codes to protect populations against future conditions that include climate change, e.g., sea-level rise. Applications are due January 29, 2021.

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