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HUD Section 4 Capacity Building Grants: Rural and Native American Initiative

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Enterprise Community Partners, Inc.
Letter of Intent (Required): May 29, 2018
Application: Aug 6, 2018

For programmatic questions:
Sarah Torsell

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HUD Section 4 Capacity Building Grants provide funding to build the technical and administrative capacity of community development corporations, community housing development organizations, and Native American organizations to develop affordable housing, finance small businesses, revitalize commercial corridors, and help address local healthcare, childcare, education, and safety needs.

This opportunity is seeking to build capacity in the following priority areas:

  • Building and designing sustainable communities
  • Affordable housing preservation
  • Native home ownership
  • Resilience planning, disaster recovery, and rebuilding
  • Health and housing
  • Culture and creativity
  • Multi-year capacity building

Examples of health and housing projects include:

  • Develop permanent supportive housing programs that alleviate chronic homelessness
  • Bridge health, housing, and social services through intentional and lasting partnerships between healthcare providers, service providers, and community-based organizations
  • Improve the stability, affordability, and quality of housing, with the goals of lowering healthcare costs, improving health outcomes, and reducing health inequities through targeted housing solutions
  • Innovative financing such as new healthcare financing solutions and/or partnerships that bring new, permanent resources into affordable housing that help to improve resident health
  • Innovative solutions to improving the ability of aging residents to remain in their homes and community

Eligible applicants include:

  • Community Housing Development Organizations (CHDOs)
  • Community Development Corporations (CDCs)
  • Organizations serving Native American populations with a defined mission that includes affordable housing, such as:
    • Tribes
    • Tribally Designated Housing Entities (TDHEs)
    • Tribal Housing Authorities
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $100,000
Award floor: $25,000
Average expected award: $50,000
Project period: 12-24 months
Estimated total program funding: $1,445,163

Application process

Links to additional guidance and the application instructions are available on the program website.

Submit a letter of interest using the online submission form by May 29, 2018. Selected applicants will be invited to submit a full application, with a deadline of August 6, 2018.

Tagged as
Aging and aging-related services · American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians · Children and youth · Community and economic development · Community and faith-based initiatives · Elderly population · Emergency preparedness and response · Families · Health disparities · Healthcare needs and services · Housing and homelessness · Human services · Infrastructure · Minorities · Networking and collaboration · Racial and ethnic groups · Self-sufficiency · Transportation

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