Economic Development Initiative-Special Project, Neighborhood Initiative and Miscellaneous Grants
The annual appropriation of funds to the Department and the accompanying Conference Report or Congressional Record accompanying the appropriation set forth grants in a specified amount to designated organizations for the activities specified by Congress.
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Deleted 01/15/2013 (Archived.)
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
Office: Office of Community Planning and Development
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Consolidated Approriations Act, 2008, Public Law 110-161, The Department of Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Act, 2009, Public Law 111-8, The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2010, Public Law 111-111-117.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
The Conference Report or Congressional Record accompanying the annual appropriation of funds to the Department specifies the individual grantees eligible to receive each grant. These typically are nonprofit organizations, units of State or local government and Indian tribes.
Nonprofit organizations, units of State or local government and Indian tribes.
The Congressional authorization for an individual grant may not specify the intended recipient or may identify the intended recipient by its common rather than legal name. In such cases, organizations may be required to submit documentation (e.g., certificate of incorporation) verifying their eligibility for the grant. OMB Circular No. A-87 applies to this program.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Preapplication coordination is required. An environmental impact assessment is required for this program. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-102. OMB Circular No. A-110 applies to this program. The Department invites each organization authorized by Congress to receive a grant to submit an application for grant funds. The Department provides each invited organization with the required application materials.
Awards are made only to applicants authorized by Congress to receive funds,for activities consistent with the authorized use for each grant and with terms of the relevant fiscal year appropriation.
Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 60 to 90 days. Typically, within 4 months of application submission. All applicants are notified in writing of approval. Applications that cannot be approved, either because the proposed activities are not consistent with the authorized use of the grant or the terms of the appropriation; or the organization is not designated by Congress to receive the grant, may require the applicant to seek an amendment by Congress to the language authorizing the use of grant funds.
How are proposals selected?
How may assistance be used?
Eligible activities and restrictions are set forth in the authorizing language enacted by Congress for each grant as well as in the appropriation of Economic Development Initiative-Special Project (EDI-SP) and Neighborhood Initiative (NI) and Miscellaneous grant funds. Funds are also governed by 24 CFR Part 84 and Part 85, as well as by OMB circulars A-122 and A-133.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Semi-annual and final narrative reports are required. If funds are disbursed to the grantee during a reporting period, a financial status report form is also required. A final financial status report is also required. Semi-annual and final narrative reports are required. If funds are disbursed to the grantee during a reporting period, a financial status report form is also required. A final financial status report is also required. No performance monitoring is required.
In accordance with the provisions of OMB Circular No. A-133 (Revised, June 27, 2003), "Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations," nonfederal entities that expend financial assistance of $500,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Nonfederal entities that expend less than $500,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in Circular No. A-133.
Each recipient must maintain records to facilitate audits of funds, disposition of proceeds, costs from all sources, and information on project activities.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formulas are not applicable to this program.
This program has no matching requirements.
MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Implementation Grants - Funds are typically available for five years following the period of obligation (i.e., typically eight fiscal years). Funds are accessed through an established Line of Credit. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Grant funds are typically released as project costs are incurred by the grantee, through the Department's Line of Credit Control System (LOCCS).
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
Francis P. McNally, 451 7th Street, SW, Washington, District of Columbia 20912 Email: Francis.P.McNally@hud.gov
Phone: (202) 402-7100.
(Project Grants) FY 09 $19,546,000; FY 10 $22,088,000; FY 11 $0
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
$50,000 - $5,000,000.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
24 CFR Part 84 or Part 85, as applicable; 24 CFR Part 50 or Part 58, as applicable; annual appropriation of funds to the Department and accompanying Conference Report or Congressional Record; Application Kit; Grant Agreement; Certificate of Project Completion and Close-out Agreement.
Examples of Funded Projects