Research and Evaluations, Demonstrations, and Data Analysis and Utilization

 

This is a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) from the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) for Research and Evaluation, Demonstrations, and Data Analysis and Utilization (HUDRD). Through this NOFA, HUD plans to solicit applications for cooperative agreements to engage in research, evaluations, demonstrations, and data analysis and utilization activities. Funding will be available under three different categories or “functions”:

Research and Evaluation;
Demonstrations; and
Data analysis and utilization.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Active
Program Number
14.536
Federal Agency/Office
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
Office: Office of Policy Development and Research
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Cooperative Agreements
Program Accomplishments
Not Applicable.
Authorization
This program is authorized under Section 501 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1970 (12 U.S.C. §1701z-1) and the Department of Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Act, 2014 , Public Law 113-76.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
None.
Beneficiary Eligibility
None.
Credentials/Documentation
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
Preapplication coordination is not applicable. 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. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-110. Eligible organizations will submit an application under a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) that will be published online at Grants.gov. The NOFA will provide for the relevant application requirements. It will also be subject to criteria published annually by HUD in its General Section to the Department's NOFAs for Discretionary Programs for that Fiscal Year.
Award Procedure
Two types of reviews will be conducted: First, HUD will review each application to determine whether it meets threshold eligibility requirements. Second, applications will be reviewed by panels consisting of at least two independent reviewers and a panel manager. The reviewers will review and assign scores to applications that meet threshold eligibility requirements using the Factors for Award noted in Section V.A.
Deadlines
Not Applicable.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
None.
Appeals
None.
Renewals
None.
How are proposals selected?
A competitive process is used in selecting grants. Criteria will be published in the annual NOFA.
How may assistance be used?
Costs incurred in the timely completion of the research product, includes but are not limited to, the researchers’ salary, computer software, purchase of data, travel expenses to collect data or to make presentations at meetings, transcription services, and compensation for study participants.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Reporting
Program reports are not applicable. Cash reports are not applicable. All researchers that receive funds under this program NOFA are required to submit Quarterly Performance Reports in a manner specified by HUD, with descriptions of tasks accomplished, and a narrative explanation of any disparity between projected and actual results. Budget reporting, indicating the draw down toward each task and providing sufficient details. At HUD’s request, the awardee will provide monthly budget reporting. GTR will monitor tasks, effort, and invoices.
Auditing
Not Applicable.
Records
The official applicant must maintain information on grant disbursement.
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 makes grants available for a performance period to be designated in the cooperative agreement. Awards will be for a period not to exceed 60 months. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: by letter of credit.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
None. None.
Headquarters Office
Sandra Susan Brunson 451 7th Street, Room 8230, Washington, District of Columbia 20410 Email: Susan.S.Brunson@hud.gov Phone: 2024023852
Website Address
No Data Available
Financial Information
Account Identification
86-0402-0-1-451.
Obligations
(Cooperative Agreements) FY 13 $0; FY 14 est $3,000,000; and FY 15 est $3,000,000 - None.
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
$50,000 minimum funding amount for successful applicants.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Applicants will respond to competitive requirements contained in a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) published in the Federal Register and available on Grants.gov.
Examples of Funded Projects
Not Applicable.

 



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