Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities Program (BRIC)



The Division of Emergency Management and Homeland Security yearly solicits and applies for eligible mitigation and resiliency projects under the FEMA Hazard Mitigation Assistance Program, Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) grant. The Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities program (BRIC) Formally known as Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) is an annual Hazard Mitigation Grant Program that provides funds for projects which reduce the overall risk to population and structures from future hazard events, while also reducing the reliance on federal funding from future disasters.  BRIC is a nationwide competitive program. This program enables municipalities, private-nonprofit partners, and state government entities to apply for eligible projects through the Division of Emergency Engagement and Homeland Security's Hazard Mitigation Unit

Federal Program Priorities:

  • Activities that incentivize natural hazard risk reduction activities that mitigate risk to public infrastructure.
  • Activities that prioritize benefits to disadvantaged communities
  • Activities that incorporate nature-based solutions
  • Activities that enhance climate resilience and adaptation
  • Activities that facilitate the adoption and enforcement of the latest published editions of building codes


For more information how to apply, click on the Apply link.