State Flood Control Matching Grant Program

photo: Christy Morgan / NRCS Kentucky

What: The Flood Control Program uses state bond funds as grants to help meet cost-share match requirements associated with projects funded by the U.S. Corps of Engineers, the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Natural Resources Conservation Service.

The type of projects previously funded included small dam reconstruction, acquisition and relocation of homes from floodprone areas, debris removal created by tornadoes and construction of floodwalls and elevation of structures about the floodplain. The fund has also been used to participate in flood studies for future projects.

Who Can Apply: Cities, counties, special districts and area development districts are eligible for grants

Application Process: The application for these funds are accepted year round. There is no maximum grant amount. A local match is required. The program is coordinated by the Flood Control Commission.

For more information contact Aaron Jones.


Flood Control Application (.doc - 110 kb)
KY Flood Preparedness Quick Guide 2018 (.pdf - 526 kb)