Resilient Communities Program

2022 Resilient Communities Program (up to $100 million)

Applications will be processed for eligibility on a first come, first served basis until June 1, 2028, or until funding is exhausted, whichever comes first.

The Resilient Communities Program will fund the development, adoption, and implementation of modern and resilient building codes and flood damage prevention ordinances to ensure that structures built within the community can withstand future hazards. 

Eligible Applicants located within a CDBG-MIT eligible area

  • Cities
  • Counties
  • Federally Recognized Tribes
  • Councils of Government

Eligible Activities

  • Development, adoption, and implementation of Building Codes that meet or exceed the standards set forth in the International Residential Code 2012 (IRC 2012);
  • Development, adoption, and implementation of a Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance that meets CDBG-MIT requirements of at least 2 feet above base flood elevation. 
  • Development, adoption, and implementation of a Zoning Ordinance based upon a land use plan or comprehensive plan;
  • Development, adoption, and implementation of forward -looking land use plans that integrate hazard mitigation plans;
  • Development and adoption of forward-looking Comprehensive Plans that integrate hazard mitigation plans; or
  • Public Service activities focused on education and outreach campaigns designed to alert communities and beneficiaries to opportunities to further mitigate identified risks through insurance, best practices, and other strategies.  Public information activities leading to CRS credit accrual and CRS eligibility are eligible under this activity. Maximum Award Amount:  $300,000.00 per applicant

Maximum Award Amount: $300,000 per applicant

Why Apply for the Resilient Communities Program?

Learn more: Resilient Communities Program Fast Facts Video

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