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Applications for Federal Flood Funding Begins April 1st

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WMDJ) – Starting Monday, the Department for Local Government will begin accepting applications from local governments and entities for funding from Kentucky’s 2022 Disaster Recovery Program.


Local governments, nonprofit organizations and for-profit businesses can apply for their share of $297 million in federal funding allocated to the state to help with impacted areas of historic flooding in 2022.


Applications will be accepted starting April 1st for housing and infrastructure projects, economic development and resiliency planning.


Gov. Andy Beshear announced that Breathitt, Letcher, Knott, Perry and Pike Counties, will receive 80 percent of the funds since they were the most affected. Another 15 counties, including Floyd County, will share 20% of the funding.


Applications will be available starting Monday online at