Fellowship Placement Pilot Program


The fellowship program will be a competitive program that provides funding for early to mid-career professionals to work for two year terms in local government positions to supplement existing local capacity. Fellows will be deployed to pilot cities where they will support and assist local governments in their economic revitalization efforts.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Deleted 04/02/2020 (Archived.)
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
Office: Office of Policy Development and Research
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Program Accomplishments
Not Applicable.
Section 7 (k) of the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Beneficiary Eligibility
No Credentials or documentation are required. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-87.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
none. Environmental impact information is not required for this program. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
Application Procedure
This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-102. OMB Circular No. A-110 applies to this program. A notice for the fellowship program will be published in the federal register as soon as a PRA number is supplied. A 60 day and 30 day notice has been published. HUD is awaiting OMB approval, and anticipates that it will have the notice published sometime in July.
Award Procedure
Applications will be reviewed against published criteria, rated and rankled, and awards made to the highested ranking application.
Not Applicable.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
Announcement of award are anticipated on or before September 30th.
Not Applicable.
How are proposals selected?
Not Applicable.
How may assistance be used?
The selected Administrator will be responsible for two major activities of the fellowship program:
1. Manage and administer the fellowship program at the national and local level (Activity 1); and
2. Develop training curriculum and train fellows for the program (Activity 2).
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Grant recipient will be required to submit four quarterly reports and one final report. Grant recipients will be required to submit a financial report with their quarterly and final report. Grant recipients are required to submit four quarterly progress reports that reflect the activities undertaken during the reporting period. Expenditure reports are not applicable. Performance monitoring is not applicable.
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. none
Must be kept in accordance with the terms and conditions of the grant.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formulas are not applicable to this program.
Matching requirements are not applicable to this program.
MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
HUD will execute a cooperative agreement. Method of awarding/releasing assistance; by letter of credit. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: by letter of credit.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
Headquarters Office
Sandra Susan Brunson 451 7th Street, Room 8226, Washington, District of Columbia 20410 Email: Susan.S.Brunson@hud.gov Phone: 2024023852
Website Address
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Cooperative Agreements) FY 10 $0; FY 11 est $1,000,000; and FY 12 est $1,500,000 - These funds were gifted to HUD pursuant to 42 U.S.C. 3535 (K) (l) by the Rockerfeller Foundation.
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
$2,500,000 grant will be awarded for a two year performance period.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Not Applicable.
Examples of Funded Projects
Not Applicable.


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