HUD Distressed Cities and Persistent Poverty Technical Assistance (DCTA) Program
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development will
provide technical assistance to build capacity of local
governments experiencing economic distress, specifically
in smaller communities with populations under 50,000.
Assistance will help local governments and their
nonprofit partners in alleviating persistent poverty.
Assistance may include, but is not limited to:
- Support in remedying recent adverse financial audit
- Training in grant management
- Support in reviewing funding opportunities and
drafting a competitive application
- Development of local programs to support small
- Guidance for attracting larger employers
Program information sheet
Eligible recipients are units of local governments from
smaller communities with populations under 50,000,
Partner nonprofit organizations must be established
501(c)3 organizations with a history of working to
alleviate poverty in the jurisdiction.
Amount of funding
Technical assistance is provided at no cost.
Capital funding · Community and economic development · Fundraising · Grant writing · Needs assessment methods and resources · Networking and collaboration · Planning and strategy methods and resources · Poverty · Sustainability of programs
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development,
For complete information about funding programs, including your
application status, please contact funders directly. Summaries are provided
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