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Upcoming FEMA Webinars You Should Know About


Fiscal Year 2021 Grants for Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) and Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA)

Join FEMA for the 2021 Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) and Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) Program Webinar Series. These webinars are bringing FEMA subject-matter experts and partners together to provide technical information, best practices, tools, and resources regarding these grant programs. The webinar series runs through Oct. 13. Learn more and register. Recordings will be published on FEMA.gov as they become available.

*K0705 Fundamentals of Grants Management

The Grants Management Technical Assistance (GMTA) team will deliver 10 virtual K0705 Fundamentals of Grants Management courses throughout 2021. The course is intended for FEMA’s grant recipients and subrecipients. It helps participants strengthen their grants management skills. Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Improve collaboration among policy, program, and financial staff to integrate grant management functions.

  • Identify applicable regulations and navigate and apply the Code of Federal Regulations, including 2 CFR Part 200.

  • Apply proven business practices related to the grant lifecycle to increase efficiency and meet grant management priorities, such as strategic planning, organization, program implementation, staff training, monitoring, reporting, and audits.

  • Develop or revise policies, procedures, and practices in critical areas of grants management, such as monitoring, procurement, source documentation, payments, and equipment inventory.

  • Prepare for federal monitoring and sub-recipient monitoring.

K0705 Course Dates

Schedule

Orientation Dates (participants must attend one session)

Registration Close Date

October 18 – November 10, 2021

Mondays and Thursdays,

10 AM – 12 PM ET

October 6, 13, 14

September 17

*Where Equity Fits into the BRIC/FMA Program Design and Community Resilience

August 18th, 2021

This webinar will highlight how the Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) and Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) Programs will incorporate equity into program design, and how the programs can be used to support community resilience, especially for disadvantaged and tribal communities.

CDFA Federal Financing Webinar Series: Investing in Critical Community Facilities

August 24th, 2021

Highlighting the funding available for essential public services and facilities in rural areas.

*Severe Repetitive Loss/Repetitive Loss Mitigation Priorities

August 24th, 2021

This webinar will focus on strategies to eliminate or reduce the damage to residential property and the disruption to life caused by repeated flooding and other hazards, and how FEMA's Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) Program can be used to support these types of projects.

*Notice of Funding Opportunity for 2021 Hazard Mitigation Assistance (HMA) Grants Webinar #2

August 26th, 2021

This webinar will provide an overview of the Fiscal Year 2021 Notice of Funding Opportunity for prospective applicants and sub applicants interested in applying for Flood Mitigation Assistance and Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities funding.

*CDFA Rural Development Finance Webinar Series: Best Practices for Rural Development Finance Agencies

August 31st, 2021

Rural communities are facing unique financing challenges, such as a smaller tax base, a less diversified and susceptible economy, and a lack of high-speed internet access. Rural communities have also felt the shockwave of disasters in recent years and are demanding greater reliability, safety, and resiliency of their aging infrastructure systems. To preserve their communities, investments in healthcare, broadband, manufacturing, food systems, and education are crucial. Analyzing innovative and creative funding solutions for rural communities is vital for continuing essential public services, ensuring the viability of small businesses, and the nation’s overall economic development.

*Hazard Mitigation Assistance Grants Application Pitfalls – Webinar #1

September 1st, 2021

This webinar will provide information on common pre-disaster mitigation grant application errors and how to avoid them when applying for Flood Mitigation Assistance and the Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities funding.

*BRIC FY 2021 Notice of Funding Opportunity Technical and Qualitative Criteria

September 8th, 2021

This webinar focuses on breaking down each of the technical and qualitative criterion for the National Competition of the Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) Program as described in the FY 2021 Notice of Funding Opportunity.

*Hazard Mitigation Assistance Grants Application Pitfalls – Webinar #2

September 20th, 2021

This webinar will provide information on common pre-disaster mitigation grant application errors and how to avoid them when applying for Flood Mitigation Assistance and the Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities funding.


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