Flood Mitigation Program (FMP)
Act 13 of 2012 establishes the Marcellus Legacy Fund and allocates funds to the Commonwealth Financing Authority (the “Authority”) for funding statewide initiatives to assist with flood mitigation projects.
The application deadline for the program is July 31, 2013 for consideration at the November 13, 2013 CFA Board meeting.
Projects authorized by a flood protection authority, the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) or the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) or identified by a local government for flood mitigation are eligible for the program.
Grants shall not exceed $500,000 for any project. Eligible projects will have a total project cost of $50,000 or more and a maximum cost of $1,000,000. A 15% match of the total project cost is required. Match may be cash or non-cash and must be directly related to the approved scope of work.
- Councils of Governments
- Authorized Organization
- Institution of Higher Education
- Watershed Organization
- For-Profit Businesses