A Roadmap to Who's Who Before, During, and After Disasters in New Jersey (Webinar)
This 90-minute webinar hosted by FEMA Region 2 occurred on October 11, 2022 and provided speed learning and networking introductions to Federal, State, County and other Community Partners who plan, prepare, respond to, assist in recovery and guide mitigation in New Jersey for disaster events. This webinar offered the audience an opportunity to meet the disaster partners who work in collaboration to address every phase of the Disaster Cycle in New Jersey.
Public Assistance, Hazard Mitigation Assistance | Federal Emergency Management Agency & NJ Office of Emergency Management
FEMA’s Public Assistance Program is available to state, tribal, territorial, and local governments, and certain types of private non-profits and offers supplemental grants for costs such as debris removal, life-saving emergency protective measures, and restoring public infrastructure. For more information, visit Assistance for Governments and Private Non-Profits After a Disaster | FEMA.gov.
The New Jersey Office of Emergency Management’s Public Assistance Unit will assist New Jersey public entities with identifying, pursuing and capturing federal funding for repairs, restorations, reconstruction or replacement of public facilities or infrastructure damaged or destroyed by a disaster. For more information, visit Public Assistance | NJOEM or use the below directory.
609-882-2000 x 3004
View a list of NJOEM County Coordinators.
FEMA's Hazard Mitigation Assistance Grants provide funding for activities that reduce the impact of future disasters. Programs include: Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC), Hazard Mitigation Assistance Program (HMGP), Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA). Local governments may apply for funding on behalf of businesses and homeowners.
FEMA published Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for the Fiscal Year 2022 application period. To view the announcements, click here.
The New Jersey Office of Emergency Management develops the State Hazard Mitigation plan and may assist with navigating mitigation funding opportunities and FEMA’s programs. For more information, visit Hazard Mitigation | NJOEM or use the below directory.
609-963-6900 x 6208
Hazard Mitigation Plans
Grants and Loans, Blue Acres (Buyouts) & Warn DEP | NJ Department of Environmental Protection
NJDEP's Grants and Loan Page provides a comprehensive list of NJDEP funding available to residents, businesses, non-profits, and state agencies.
Blue Acres (Buyouts) helps New Jersey residents and communities identify and avoid risks of flooding through strategic climate resilience planning and the state-led acquisition of flood-prone property.
For buyout details, FAQs, and to apply, visit dep.nj.gov/blueacres
Warn DEP is a hotline to report environmental incidents, abuses, and complaints in New Jersey or impacting the State. You may call (877) 927 6337 or use DEP's mobile application available for download on the App Store or Google Play. For more information, visit NJDEP | 1-877-WARNDEP Hotline.
Disaster Loans | US Small Business Administration
The US Small Business Administration offers low-interest disaster loans to private non-profits. SBA disaster loans can be used to repair or replace the following items damaged or destroyed in a declared disaster: real estate, machinery and equipment, and inventory and business assets.
Affected organizations may locate disaster declarations at Search Declarations (sba.gov).