FY 2015 Rural Capacity Building for Community Development and Affordable Housing Grants Program NOFA
Development Block Grant Program (CDBG) and the HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) create affordable housing and support economic development in communities across the Nation. However, the success of these efforts relies in large part on the capacity of local non-profits, local governments, and Indian Tribes to develop and implement effective housing and community development plans. Rural communities have unique challenges in meeting these needs. The funding appropriated for this program is intended to serve high-need rural areas and help rural housing development organizations, community development organizations (CDCs), community housing development organizations (CHDOs), local governments, and Indian tribes obtain financing, training and technical assistance necessary to undertake effective community development activities. The Rural Capacity Building for Community Development and Affordable Housing (Rural Capacity Building) program, is intended to fund applicants with demonstrated expertise in affordable housing and community development in high-need rural communities. To ensure that there is a sufficient mix of grantees funded, HUD reserves the right to fund less than the amount requested by any applicant. Adjustment in funding amounts are also intended to ensure a fair distribution of the funds for the provision of capacity building assistance on a national, geographically diverse basis.
HUD is making available through this NOFA $5,000,000 for Rural Capacity Building for Community Development and Affordable Housing Grants.
Funding Opportunity Number: FR-5900-N-08
Opportunity Title: Rural Capacity Building for CDAH Grant Program
Competition ID: FR-5900-N-08
CFDA No.: 14.878
OMB Approval Numbers: 2506-0195 exp. 12/31/2015
Opening Date: July 13, 2015
Deadline Date: September 14, 2015
CONTACT INFORMATION: Applicants may contact CapacityBuilding@hud.gov. Information may also be obtained through the HUD website. Questions concerning the General Section should be directed to the Office of Strategic Planning and Management, Grants Management and Oversight Division at (202) 708-0667 (this is not a toll-free number). Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access these numbers via TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.