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North Carolina Insurance Underwriting Association (NCIUA) is one of the first organizations in the nation to begin offering grants to help eligible policyholders in beach communities better protect their homes against the threat of hurricanes. Through our Strengthen Your Roof program, eligible policyholders can apply for a grant up to $6,000 to install a FORTIFIED Roof. A limited number of grants are available and will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.

The Process

The Strengthen Your Roof team will assist you through the entire process.

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IBHS created FORTIFIED Roof™ to help homeowners keep their roof on and water out during high winds, hurricanes, and severe storms.

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Find a Contractor

Participating Contractors are insured and experienced in IBHS construction and understand NCIUA's Grant Program.

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FORTIFIED Roof™ construction standards were developed based on extensive field and lab research of structural damage caused by wind. Your roof is your first line of defense. In fact, research shows the roof is the most important component of every building as well as the most vulnerable. For this reason, IBHS replicates hurricanes in their lab to ensure FORTIFIED roofs will stand up to real world weather.

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A FORTIFIED Roof™ that meets the standards of the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) can give you the peace of mind that comes from knowing your home is structurally resilient and can better withstand severe weather.

Comments after Hurricanes Florence, Dorian, and Isaias

from NCIUA Policyholders with FORTIFIED Roofs™

"I was proactive in protecting my house because of the grant from NCIUA. I was so glad to have installed the roof ahead of hurricane season."

"My roof was excellent. The yard had lots of shingles in it, but they weren’t mine! Thanks for the grant."

"I felt more secure during the hurricane knowing I had a new roof; I couldn't have been happier. I have told everybody to be proactive, and this grant pushed me to do that."

"The FORTIFIED Roof is like preventative health care to mitigate future issues."

"The one thing I wasn’t worried about was the roof! This was an awesome program."

"Some shingles came off my roof, but my neighbor is missing his roof."