The Florida Division of Emergency Management Announces $25 Million Available through Hurricane Michael State Recovery Grant Program

The Florida Division of Emergency Management Announces $25 Million Available through Hurricane Michael State Recovery Grant Program

The Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) announced $25 million is now available to communities impacted by Hurricane Michael through the Hurricane Michael State Recovery Grant Program. This grant funding can be used for projects that support hurricane repair and recovery related to Hurricane Michael.

“As we near the anniversary of Hurricane Michael’s landfall, it’s more important than ever to make sure we continue to support the Panhandle,” said FDEM Director Jared Moskowitz. “Over the past year, the people of Northwest Florida have shown tremendous resiliency and I know that with this funding, we will be able to continue to help them in recovery.”

Eligible applicants interested in applying for this program must submit a proposal. Eligible applicants include local government, county government, school boards and charter schools. The allowable activities under the Hurricane Michael State Recovery Grant Program are:

  • Local or county revenue loss;
  • Local or county operating deficits;
  • Infrastructure (building, road, bridge, etc.) repair and/or replacement;
  • Beach renourishment/recreational facilities; and
  • Debris removal.

Proposals must be emailed to the Division at: FDEM.StateGrant@em.myflorida.com no later than 5 p.m. on October 1, 2019.  Any proposal submitted after the deadline will not be considered for review and funding.