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Community Services Block Grant (CSBG): Learning Communities Resource Center

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.569
ACF Office of Community Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Jun 16, 2020

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J. Janelle George

For grants management or budget questions:
Jill Saletta


The Community Services Block Grant (CSBG): Learning Communities Resource Center will support a national center designed to promote the creation of learning community groups (LCGs) within the CSBG Network.

Grantee requirements include:

  • Maintaining, convening, and leading the work of a National Steering Committee that consists of representatives from OCS, state CSBG lead agencies, local CSBG-eligible entities, Regional Performance and Innovation Consortia (RPIC) grantees, CSBG Training and Technical Assistance (T/TA) providers and other stakeholders providing community-based services
  • Working with OCS and leading national organizations associated with the CSBG to address specific T/TA issues
  • Establishing and providing leadership for several specific learning communities
  • Recommending strategies for enhanced coordination of T/TA supported at federal, state, and community levels to ensure the use of exemplary practices and policies across the CSBG network
  • Collecting, managing, and disseminating valid T/TA information and resources that employ quality practices
  • Facilitating customized T/TA services and referrals

Eligible applicants are CSBG-eligible entities, or statewide or local organizations or associations, with demonstrated expertise in providing training to individuals and organizations on methods of effectively addressing the needs of low-income families and communities.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Total funding available: $500,000 per year
Number of awards: 1
Project period: 3 years

Application process

Links to the full announcement, application instructions, and the online application process are available through

Tagged as
Community and economic development · Community engagement and volunteerism · Healthcare needs and services · Housing and homelessness · Infrastructure · Networking and collaboration · Poverty · Schools · Self-sufficiency

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