How To Fund Your Sirens Project

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Are you looking to fund an outdoor warning sirens or another mass notification systems project? Here is the starting point.

FEMA’s hazard mitigation assistance funding eligible mitigation measures that reduce disaster losses.

“Hazard mitigation” is any sustainable action that reduces or eliminates long-term risk to people and property from future disasters.

Mitigation planning breaks the cycle of disaster damage, reconstruction and repeated damage. Hazard mitigation includes long-term solutions that reduce the impact of disasters in the future.

Alternative Cost-Effectiveness Methodology

On Oct. 7, 2022, FEMA announced an increase in program accessibility for communities for the fiscal year 2022 Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) and Flood Mitigation Assistance grant program application cycle.

This increased support will benefit underserved communities with challenges meeting the Benefit-Cost Analysis (BCA) requirement when accessing funding through Hazard Mitigation Assistance (HMA) grant programs.

The fiscal year 2022 (FY 2022) grant application period for the Hazard Mitigation Assistance (HMA) Notices of Funding Opportunities (NOFOs) for the Flood Mitigation Assistance and the Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities grant programs opened on Sept. 30, 2022, and closes at 3 p.m. Eastern Time on Jan. 27, 2023.

Find Funding for Hazard Mitigation

Which Best Describes Your Project?

  • Rebuilding my community after a major disaster in a way that reduces future disaster losses.
    • Hazard Mitigation Assistance Program (HMGP)
  • Reducing the risk of flood damage to NFIP-insured buildings.
    • Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA)
  • Helping my community reduce risks from future disasters and natural hazards.
    • Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC)
  • Making my community more resilient after a wildfire disaster.
    • HMGP Post-Fire Assistance
  • Implementing one of the 68 Congressional Community Projects that prioritize sustainable & cost-effective measures to reduce risk and/or reliance on federal disaster funding.
    • Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM)


Hazard Mitigation Assistance Guidance

Access resources to help interpret federal statutes, regulations and best practices about mitigation strategies.

Contact HQE Systems, Inc. for additional information on accessing grant funding for your organization.



HQE Systems, Inc.   |   HQE is a Minority-Owned Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) providing full solutions for: Mass Notification Systems, Electronic Security Systems, Software Development Services, Contract Support, and Prototyping Services.  As a brand-agnostic solutions provider, HQE prides itself in providing the BEST solution for the project.  HQE possesses over 30+ factory certifications and reseller licenses to ensure our clients receive the highest quality service at the ideal budget.  HQE can provide full design, installation, integrations, upgrades, and long-term maintenance support for any size and scope project.