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Congressional Grants

This page is for those entities specifically designated by Congress to apply for and receive congressionally directed grant funds. The links on this page provide information on the application process and the use of congressionally directed grants.

Congressional Grants are authorized each year in the annual HUD appropriation and accompanying conference report. Congress authorizes a specific level of funding to a designated grantee, to undertake a particular activity cited in the appropriation or conference report.

Only those entities desginated by Congress may apply for funds. Unsolicited applications are not accepted.

Congress has established two categories of Congressional grants: