Hazard Mitigation Grant Program Applicant Eligibility

Ref: Subpart N44 Code of the Federal Regulations (CFR) 206.434 (a)

The following applicants are eligible for the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program. Although the same applicants are eligible for assistance under the Public Assistance Program, the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program will not duplicate any projects funded under that or any other Federal Programs.

Government entities

Any state, general purpose local government and special district entity is eligible to apply for assistance.

Private non-profit organizations

Private non-profit organizations must have an effective ruling letter from the Internal Revenue Service granting tax exemption status under Section 501 (c), (d), or (e), or be able to demonstrate that they meet the requirements entitling them to non-profit status under state law. Most organizations that provide essential services of a governmental nature to the general public meet these stipulations. Also, the organization must own and operate certain qualifying facilities that can be categorized as follows:

Indian Tribes

Federally recognized Indian Tribes and authorized tribal organizations are eligible.

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