Grant Details


Community Development Block Grant Program for Indian Tribes and Alaska Native Villages (Part A): Single Purpose Grants - FY 2024

Agency: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
CFDA: 14.862
Federal FON: FR-6800-N-23
Office: Office of Public and Indian Housing (PIH) Office of Native American Programs (ONAP)
Multipart Grant: Yes
Next Due: 07/15/2024 (Application)
Solicitation Date: 05/15/2024
   
Match Required: Recommended
Match Type: Cash/In-Kind
Actual Funds: $75,000,000 (Estimated)
Award Range: $500,000 (Min)
Summary:

The purpose of this program is to support the development of viable Indian and Alaska Native communities, including the creation of decent housing, suitable living environments, and economic opportunities primarily for persons of low and moderate income. Applicants are expected to align their application with the funding agency's strategic goal and objective of investing in the success of communities by promoting equitable community development that generates wealth-building for underserved communities, particularly for communities of color.

Preference points will be awarded during the application evaluation process to projects that address:

  • Promise zones (PZs), as defined on page 12 of the NOFA file
  • Climate change, as defined on pages 64-66 of the NOFA file

Funding will be provided through the following program components:

  • (Part A): Single Purpose Grants
  • (Part B): Imminent Threat Grants

The purpose of the Single Purpose Grants component is to support projects that principally benefit low- and moderate-income persons. Eligible project types include:

  • Economic development
  • Homeownership assistance
  • Housing rehabilitation
  • Housing acquisition
  • Land acquisition to support new housing
  • Microenterprise
  • New housing construction
  • Public facilities and improvements

Optional webinars are scheduled for this program. Refer to the Application section for details.

Last Updated: May 22, 2024

Eligibility Notes:

Eligible applicants are:

  • Federally recognized Native American tribal governments
  • Native American tribal organizations

Tribal organizations that are eligible under Title I of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act may apply on behalf of any Indian tribe, band, group, nation, or Alaska Native village eligible under that act for funds under this program when one or more of these entities have authorized the tribal organization to do so through concurring resolutions. Such resolutions must accompany the application for funding.

Only one application may be submitted for each area within the jurisdiction of an eligible entity. An application may include more than one project, but may not request more than the maximum award amount. Tribal organizations applying on behalf of multiple tribes may combine ceiling amounts for a project if the project will benefit the members of all such respective tribes. Several tribes may submit individual applications for one combined activity if the project will benefit the members of all such respective tribes.

Ineligible entities include those that have:

  • Outstanding program-related obligations to the funding agency that are in arrears, or have not agreed to a repayment schedule
  • Projects funded through this program that have been open two or more years past the due date for closeout

Previous award recipients through this component include:

  • Native Village of Tetlin (Alaska)
  • Navajo Nation (Arizona)
  • White Mountain Apache Housing Authority (Arizona)
  • Bear River Band of Roherville Rancheria (California)
  • Upper Mattaponi Indian Tribe (Virginia)

Refer to the Award file for additional information on previous award recipients.

Eligible Applicants:
Consortia
Native American Tribe
Tribal Organizations/Institutions
Application Notes:

Applications must be received by 11:59 p.m. ET on July 15, 2024.

Applications must be submitted online at www.ecivis.com/grants.gov.

Applications must include:

  • SF 424
  • HUD 2880
  • SF 424D
  • HUD 4125
  • HUD 4123
  • HUD 50153 (if applicable)
  • HUD 424B
  • Certification regarding lobbying form
  • SF LLL (if applicable)
  • Advancing racial equity narrative (if applicable)
  • Experience promoting racial equity (EPRE) statement
  • Proposal summary (1 page max)
  • Workplan narrative
  • Budget detail
  • Citizen participation
  • Low and moderate income (LMI) benefit
  • Resolution for tribal organization (if applicable)
  • Firm commitment documentation (if applicable)
  • Demographic data (if applicable)
  • Housing rehabilitation project requirements (if applicable)
  • New housing construction project requirements (if applicable)
  • Economic development project threshold requirements (if applicable)
  • Infrastructure projects (if applicable)
  • Land acquisition to support new housing projects (if applicable)
  • Health care facilities (if applicable)
  • Correctional facilities/juvenile detention centers (if applicable)
  • Evidence of partner commitment (if applicable)
  • Indirect cost rate agreement (if applicable)
  • Code of conduct (if applicable)
  • Climate change (if applicable)

Narratives and other attachments must be double-spaced on standard-sized paper with margins of at least one inch on all sides, and must use Times Roman font no smaller than 12-point.

The following are required in order to submit an application:

  • Unique Entity Identifier (UEI) number
  • SAM (System for Award Management) registration

Applicants may obtain a UEI number and verify or renew SAM registration status at www.ecivis.com/sam.

Optional webinars are scheduled for this program as follows:

June 12, 2024
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET
Call-in number: (202) 735-3323
Access code: 6967927#
URL: intellor.webex.com

June 13, 2024
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET
Call-in number: (202) 735-3323
Access code: 6236782#
URL: intellor.webex.com

Applications will be evaluated according to the following criteria:

  • Capacity of the applicant (30 points)
  • Need/extent of the problem (23 points)
  • Soundness of approach (38 points)
  • Leveraging resources (3 points)
  • Comprehensiveness and coordination (6 points)
  • Preference points (4 points)

Refer to the NOFA file and Application folder for additional application information.

Match Required: Recommended
Match Type: Cash/In-Kind
Actual Funds: $75,000,000 (Estimated)
Award Range: $500,000 (Min)
Match Notes:

Matching funds are not required for this program; however, voluntary leveraging with both federal and nonfederal funds is encouraged. Other federal sources are only allowed to be used as leveraging if permitted by a program's authorizing statute.

Contributions that could be considered as leveraged resources include:

  • Tribal government funds
  • Donations from individuals or organizations, private foundations, and businesses
  • Private foundation, business, state, or federal loans or guarantees
  • Other federal grants permitted by statute, including Indian Housing Block Grant (IHBG) funds
  • Donated goods and services needed for the project
  • Land needed for the project, including land purchased prior to the application deadline
  • Land used for a building expansion project
  • Direct administrative costs of up to 20 percent of the total award amount

Leveraged resources may not include:

  • Land that has already been used as leverage toward another funding agency program
  • Indirect administrative costs
  • The value of the existing facility if an application is to expand or rehabilitate an existing facility
Funding Notes:

Approximately $75 million is available to support an estimated 70 awards through this program overall, with an unspecified amount available to support awards of at least $500,000 through this component.

Funds for this component will be allocated by region, as follows:

  • Alaska: $9,309,973
  • Eastern Woodlands: $5,305,767
  • Northern Plains: $10,714,906
  • Northwest: $3,582,373
  • Southern Plains: $17,335,580
  • Southwest: $23,751,401

Awards may not exceed the following limits, which vary according to region:

  • Alaska: $2 million
  • Eastern Woodlands: $2 million
  • Northern Plains: $2 million
  • Northwest: $2 million
  • Southern Plains: $2 million
  • Southwest:
    • Native American population of 7,500 or fewer: $2 million
    • Native American population of 7,501 to 10,500: $3 million
    • Native American population of 10,501 to 50,000: $4 million
    • Native American population of greater than 50,001: $5 million

Only one large tribe in the Southwest region is eligible for the maximum award amount.

The project period may not exceed five years, and is expected to begin on November 13, 2024, and end on November 13, 2029. Extension requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Housing rehabilitation costs may not exceed the following per-unit limits, which vary according to region:

  • Alaska: $444,780
  • Eastern Woodlands: $265,230
  • Northern Plains: $255,150
  • Northwest: $309,960
  • Southern Plains: $223,650
  • Southwest: $311,220

Program administration costs may not exceed 20 percent of the sum of the total award amount plus any program income received.

Technical assistance costs associated with developing the capacity to undertake a specific funded activity may not exceed 10 percent of the total award amount.

Costs for public services are limited to 15 percent of the total award amount.

Funds may not be used for:

  • Pre-award costs, with the exception of proposal costs incurred to prepare an application for submission and the value of land acquisition used towards an applicant's leveraging contribution
  • Projects that solely support public service activities

For FY 2022, a total of $95,565,820 was distributed via 55 awards ranging from $678,064 to $4 million through this program overall. For FY 2021, a total of $51,625,636 was distributed via 59 awards ranging from $600,000 to $2 million through this program overall. Refer to the Award file for details.

Contacts:

Program Staff
ONAP-ICDBG@hud.gov

Agency Address
Office of Native American Programs
Washington Office
451 Seventh Street, Room 4108
Washington, D.C. 20410

Contact Notes:

Questions should be directed to the program staff, or to the appropriate area office listed on pages 77-78 of the NOFA file.

Applications must be submitted online at www.ecivis.com/grants.gov.

The agency address provided is for reference purposes only.

Files:
NOFA File: US0366A_NOFA_FY2024.pdf (451.7 Kb)
Application File: US0366A_Application_FY2024.zip (6.9 Mb)
Other Pre-Award File: US0366A_NeedsTable_FY2024.pdf (183.7 Kb)
Award File: US0366A_Award_FY2024.pdf (3.9 Mb)
Other Pre-Award File: US0366A_Webinar_FY2024.pdf (170.6 Kb)
File Notes:

The NOFA file contains the full solicitation for this program. The Application folder contains required forms for submission. The NeedsTable file contains a table applicants may use to determine the need for housing in tribal areas. The Webinar file contains information on upcoming webinars scheduled for this program. The Award file contains information on previous award recipients.

May 22, 2024
Information regarding upcoming webinars scheduled for this program has been released and attached as the Webinar file. The Application section has been updated accordingly.

Project: UITDHE FY 2013 ICDBG Project (2.3 Mb)
Applicant: Ute Indian Tribally Designated Housing Entity
Summary:

The purpose of this component is to support projects conducting area benefit activities, limited clientele activities, housing activities, and job creation and retention activities; and principally benefiting low- and moderate-income persons. Ute Indian Tribally Designated Housing Entity requested $900,000 for a period of over three years to rehabilitate substandard owner-occupied housing units on the Uintah and Ouray Indian Reservation. Funding was requested to rehabilitate 23 housing units, address visitability standards and energy efficiency, and provide carpentry training for select individuals.

 
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