Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Capacity Building for Sustainable Communities

Photo Credit: Dr. Sara Heaton
Grant/Contract Name: Capacity Building for Sustainable Communities
Deadline: August 7, 2013
Funding Amount: Estimated Total Program Funding: $4,500,000. 1-2 awards   anticipated.
Eligibility: The following types of entities are eligible applicants: a. A 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization; b. A local or state public agency; c. A for-profit organization (for-profit firms are eligible, however, while they are allowed to cover their direct and indirect costs, they are not allowed to earn a profit from the project, and they are not eligible to receive EPA funding); d. A nationally recognized and accredited University or College; or e. Any combination of the aforementioned entities as a Capacity Building Team to combine their skills and offer a coordinated program. A Capacity Building Team must designate a lead applicant to act as the fiscal agent for the grant.
Agency: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Grant ID: FR-5700-N-27
CFDA#: 14.705
Summary: This NOFA is part of a cross-agency collaboration between HUD, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), known as the Partnership for Sustainable Communities. The Capacity Building for Sustainable Communities Program (Program), through this NOFA, will identify consortia comprised of intermediary organizations that can provide capacity building support for communities engaged in planning efforts that support community involvement and integrate economic and workforce development, housing, land use, land cleanup and preparation for reuse, transportation, and infrastructure investments. The grantee(s) selected will be expected to deliver capacity building support to communities across the United States.
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