Mitigation Planning Activities Management

Grants and Contracts Details

Description

The Hazard Mitigation Grants Program Office (HMGP) of the Martin School of Public Policy and Analysis is located in Bowman Hall at the University of Kentucky, in Lexington, Kentucky. The HMGP Office is staffed by a Program Coordinator, Planning Grants Manager, two (2) Project Grants Managers, and three (3) Graduate Assistants. The HMGP Office is contracted by the Kentucky Emergency Management Division (KYEM) of the Kentucky Department of Military Affairs to provide technical assistance, training, application development and processing, and grant project management, for the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) Hazard Mitigation Assistance Grants Program (HMA). The Office also houses FEMA employees (when deployed) and works statewide with local and regional governments and organizations at the direction of KYEM. The Office staff travels statewide to conduct training seminars, applicant briefings, award briefings, and project site visits. The Office staff attends KYEM sponsored meetings (both in-state and out-of-state) and FEMA training as needed. Funding is derived from FEMA Management Cost (MC) funds from its disaster, FMA and BRIC grants awarded in Kentucky.
StatusActive
Effective start/end date5/3/245/2/26

Funding

  • KY Department of Military Affairs: $904,000.00

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