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HUD Community Compass Technical Assistance and Capacity Building

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 14.259
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Jun 20, 2024

The HUD Community Compass Technical Assistance and Capacity Building program offers funding for technical assistance and capacity building activities to help organizations implement HUD programs successfully and sustainably, as well as provide effective administrative and managerial oversight of HUD funding. This includes building the capacity of rural organizations that provide services in the areas of housing, housing counseling, economic empowerment, educational advancement, health, wellness, and family self-sufficiency.

Eligible activities include:

  • Needs assessments
  • Direct technical assistance and capacity building engagements
  • Purchase of tools and products
  • Self directed and group learning
  • Knowledge management
  • Data analysis, reporting, and performance measurement

Detailed tables showing technical assistance focus areas and priorities are provided in the appendix of the application instructions.


Eligible applicants include:

  • State, county, city, township, and special district governments
  • U.S. territories or possessions
  • Public, state controlled, and private institutions of higher education
  • NAHASDA-eligible Indian tribes
  • Tribally designated housing entities (TDHEs)
  • Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
  • Nonprofits with and without 501(c)(3) status
  • For profit organizations and small businesses, including small and disadvantaged businesses (SDB)
  • National and regional organizations representing Native American housing interests
  • Metropolitan planning organizations, councils of government, and other regional planning entities
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $42,500,000
Award floor: $250,000
Project period: 3 years
Estimated number of awards: 47
Estimated total program funding: $91,000,000

Application process

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

Tagged as
Community and economic development · Educational attainment · Employment and unemployment · Housing and homelessness · Human services · Needs assessment methods and resources · Planning and strategy methods and resources · Self-sufficiency

Organizations (1)

  • U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, view details

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