Map Modernization Management Support


To increase local involvement in, and ownership of, management of, the development and maintenance of flood hazard maps produced for the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Deleted 01/15/2013 (Archived.)
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants; Z - Salaries and Expenses
Program Accomplishments
Not applicable.
The Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973, as amended, 42 U.S.C. 5121-5202
Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968 (also known as the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968), as amended, 42 U.S.C. 4101
The National Flood Insurance Reform Act of 1994, Public Law 103-325, 42 U.S.C. 4001
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
All States and Commonwealths (including the District of Columbia and territories and possessions of the United States), regional agencies, and communities may apply. All applicants must be communities participating and in good standing in the NFIP or agencies which service participating NFIP communities.
Beneficiary Eligibility
State; local; U.S. Territory & Possession; other public institution/organization; small business; engineer/architect; builder, contractor, developer; land/property owner; general public.
Proposed Business Plans must be pre-approved by the FEMA regional office and all approved activities must ultimately contribute to the achievement of four over-arching goals of the Map Modernization Program. Refer to program guidance document for further information. All applicants must be communities participating and in good standing in the NFIP or agencies which service participating NFIP communities.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is required. This program is eligible for coverage under E.O. 12372, "Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs." An applicant should consult the office or official designated as the single point of contact in his or her State for more information on the process the State requires to be followed in applying for assistance, if the State has selected the program for review.
Application Procedure
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Application deadline and other information are contained in the application/program guidance.
Award Procedure
Applications or plans are reviewed by DHS program and administrative staff. Any issues or concerns noted in the application will be negotiated with the successful applicant prior to the award being issued.
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
Refer to program guidance document.
How are proposals selected?
Not applicable.
How may assistance be used?
The funds are authorized to supplement, not supplant (replace), ongoing flood hazard mapping management efforts by the local, regional, or State agency.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Performance Reports: Refer to program guidance
These audits are due to the cognizant Federal agency, submitted through the Federal Audit Clearinghouse, not later than 9 months after the end of the grantees fiscal year.
Grant records shall be retained for a period of 3 years from the day the recipient submits its final expenditure report. If any litigation, claim, negotiation, audit, or other action involving the records has been started before the expiration of the 3-year period, the records must be retained until completion of the action and resolution of all issues which arise from it, or until the end of the regular 3-year period, whichever is later. Grant records include financial and program/progress reports, support documents, statistical records, and other documents that support the activity and/or expenditure of the recipient or sub-recipient under the award.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.

Matching is voluntary. There are no matching requirements; however, Regional Directos shall determine individual levels of funding based upon the activities proposed and the level of commitment shown in the Business Plans, and how these activities will contribute toward the overall goals of map modernization. In addition applicants must be legislatively, administrtively, and technically capable of providing proposed products or services.

MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Refer to program guidance. Awards are subject to the Cash Management Improvement Act for payment and/or reimbursement of expenditures. Refer to program guidance
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
FEMA Regional Offices will manage all program activities under the MMMS initiative. See Appendix IV of the Catalog.
Headquarters Office
Patrick "Rick" F. Sacbibit, P.E.
400 C Street SW
Washington, DC 20523 US
Phone: 1-800-621-3363
Website Address
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Salaries and Expenses) FY 18$0.00; FY 19 est $0.00; FY 20 est $0.00; -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Refer to program guidance
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
As this program will not be funded in FY2010, annual program guidance is not available.
Examples of Funded Projects
Not applicable.


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