NOFA for HUD's FY16-17 Housing Counseling Training Grant Program
This NOFA provides notice of a grant program that supports the provision of both basic housing counseling training and specialized topics of training to help meet these perceived needs. This financial support will assist housing counseling agencies to increase the use of partnerships with local and state-wide organizations to provide additional place based training on state and local issues.
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Number of Awards Available
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicants must be a public or private non-profit organization and must submit evidence of “tax exempt” status under section 501(a) pursuant to section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code (26 USC 501(a) and (c)(3)). Applicants may also be SHFAs and other units of local, county or state government. Applicants must have at least two years of experience providing housing counseling training services nationwide to housing counselors employed by housing counseling agencies participating in HUD’s Housing Counseling Program. Applicants may utilize in-house staff, sub-grant recipients, Training Partners, qualified third-party trainers, and consultants,with requisite experience and capacity. HUD strongly encourages the partnering by Grantees with SHFAs and other Training Partners. However, one organization must be designated as the primary applicant. This NOFA is structured to encourage agencies to sub-allocate funding to sub-grantees and/or Training Partners. Sub-grantees and Training Partners may include SHFAs; units of local, county or state government; and local or state housing coalitions/networks that are public or private non-profit organizations. sub-grantees and/or Training Partners must have “tax exempt” status under section 501(a) pursuant to section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code [26 USC 501(a) and (c)(3)] or be an established SHFA. The funding methodology of this NOFA will incentivize such Training Partnerships. Individuals, foreign entities, and sole proprietorship organizations are not eligible to compete for, or receive, awards made under this announcement.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Electronically submitted applications must be submitted no later than 11:59:59 p.m., ET, on the listed application due date.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program does not have cost sharing or matching requirements.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Virginia F. Holman
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Awards up to $2,000,000.00