Calculate GIA funding for FCERM projects 2020

Updated guidance for risk management authorities (RMAs) and project teams on how to use the PF calculator 2020 when developing FCERM projects.

Applies to England


Calculate GiA funding for FCERM projects

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Defra introduced flood and coastal resilience partnership funding in 2011 and updated it in 2020.

The aim of the partnership funding policy is to allow FCERM projects to share the costs using national and local sources of funding.

This guidance explains how to fill out the partnership funding calculator 2020. You can then work out how much FCERM grant-in-aid (GIA) funding a project is eligible for. You can also use it to find out how much partnership contributions you need.

It’s structured to match the 8 sections that make up the partnership funding calculator 2020, with:

  • supporting information in section 9
  • examples in section 10

It sets out the expectations, reasons for and limitations of the data that you need to fill out the partnership funding calculator 2020. It also helps you to decide how to provide that data, depending on your project stage and confidence in your data.

Published 21 October 2021
Last updated 29 September 2023 + show all updates
  1. New version of calculate GiA funding for FCERM projects added with new changes related to property flood resilience.

  2. Updated version of the PF calculator published 19 June 2023 - main changes are to strategic approach (2.1 and 9.6) and property level measures (5.4)

  3. Some average annual flood damages (AAD) data is now required data for an FCERM project’s ongoing eligibility for FCERM GIA. The guidance applies from 5 April 2022.

  4. First published.