North Carolina announces recipients for the 2023 disaster relief and mitigation fund

June 13, 2024
North Carolina Emergency Management announces grant recipients for the 2023 disaster relief and mitigation fund.

North Carolina Emergency Management (NCEM) has announced the first round of grant recipients for the 2023 Disaster Relief and Mitigation Fund (DRMF).

The DRMF was authorized by the 2023 Appropriations Act, providing $30 million in funding availability to support the development of more resilient communities across North Carolina.

State agencies, units of local government, non-profit organizations, and public authorities were eligible to apply for this opportunity.

The eligible categories of work authorized for this grant include:

  • Flood mitigation efforts to stabilize the area and reduce future damages.
  • Ensuring transportation resilience against natural disasters.
  • Pre-development assistance to provide small and underserved communities with technical assistance to identify and design shovel-ready projects related to disaster relief and flood mitigation.
  • Financial assistance with local cost share to draw down federal funds on approved federal mitigation grants.

Grant recipients, project names and the awards are listed below.