community development funding

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From: Dick Schoech <schoech at>


Title:            Rural Community Development Initiative 

Sponsor:          Rural Housing Service/Department of Agriculture

 The sponsor supports qualified private and public intermediary
organizations that will provide technical assistance to recipients to
develop their capacity and ability to undertake projects to improve
housing, community facilities, or community and economic development.
Approximately $6 million will be available for FY 2004.  Grant awards
must be utilized within three years from the date of the award.

Deadline(s):      01/25/2005
Established Date: 03/22/2000
Follow-Up Date:   10/01/2005
Review Date:      10/27/2004

Contact:          William 

Address:          Community Programs, RHS
                  STOP 0787, 1400 Independence Ave. SW.
                  Room 0183
                  Washington, DC 20250-0787
E-mail:           william.kenney at
Web Site:
Program URL:
Tel:              202-720-1506                 
Fax:              202-690-0471       
Deadline Ind:     Receipt                                               
Deadline Open:    No

Award Type(s):    Development-Program
                  Technical Assistance

Citizenship/Country of Applying Institution:
                  Any/No Restrictions

Locations Tenable:    U.S.A. Institution (including U.S. Territories)

Appl Type(s):     Indian Tribes/Governing Orgs.
                  Organizations--Community/Soc. Serv.
                  Public Institution
                  Private Institution/Organization

Target Group(s):  NONE
Funding Limit:    $0   NOT PROV
Duration:         3 YEAR(s)
Indirect Costs:   Yes
Cost Sharing:     Yes
Sponsor Type:     Federal

Geo. Restricted:  NO RESTRICTIONS                                        

CFDA#:            10.446    

 The sponsor provides grants to develop the capacity and ability of
private, non-profit community-based housing and community development
organizations, and low income rural communities to improve housing,
community facilities, and community and economic development projects
in rural areas, through a program of technical assistance provided by
qualified intermediary organizations.

 Eligible applicants are qualified private and public, including
tribal, intermediary organizations.  Only federally recognized Indian
tribes are eligible tribal applicants.  The intermediary organization
must have at least three years prior experience working with
non-profit organizations or low-income rural communities in the areas
of housing, community facilities, or community and economic

 Grants will range from $50,000 to $500,000.   Source:  Federal
Register (10/27/04).  Vol. 69, No. 207. pp. 62639-48. (cmb)

KEYWORDS:         Community Development/Revitalization
                  Community Services
                  Rural Services
                  Economic Development
                  Rural Development


Dick Schoech schoech at <mailto:schoech at>

U. TX Arlington, Box 19129, 211 S Cooper, Arl TX 76019-0129 <> <>

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