HUD Community Challenge Planning & DOT Tiger II Planning Grant

The summary for the HUD Community Challenge Planning & DOT Tiger II Planning Grant grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the Department of Housing and Urban Development, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
HUD Community Challenge Planning & DOT Tiger II Planning Grant: This notice announces DOT's and HUD's intention to offer funding through a competition made available as a NOFA under its Community Challenge and TIGER II Planning Grants. A. The Partnership for Sustainable Communities. This NOFA is being initiated in close coordination between DOT, HUD and the EPA, through the Partnership for Sustainable Communities (the Partnership). The Partnership was conceived to coordinate Federal housing, transportation and environmental investments, protect public health and the environment, promote equitable development, and help address the challenges of climate change. Recognizing the fundamental role that public investment plays in achieving these outcomes, the Administration charged three agencies whose programs most directly impact the physical form of communities HUD, DOT, and EPA to lead the way in reshaping the role of the Federal government in helping communities obtain the capacity to embrace a more sustainable future. One of the first acts of the Partnership was to agree to a set of six ''Livability Principles'' to govern the work of the Partnership and for each of the three agencies to strive to incorporate into their policies and funding programs to the degree possible. In addition, each agency has clear and defined roles: HUD will take the lead in funding, evaluating, and supporting integrated regional planning for sustainable development, and will invest in sustainable housing and community development efforts. DOT will focus on building the capacity of transportation agencies to integrate their planning and investments into broader plans and actions that promote sustainable development, and investing in transportation infrastructure that directly supports sustainable development and livable communities. EPA will provide technical assistance to communities and States to help them implement sustainable community strategies, and develop environmental sustainability metrics and practices. The three agencies have made a commitment to coordinate activities, integrate funding requirements, and adopt a common set of performance metrics for use by grantees.
Federal Grant Title: HUD Community Challenge Planning & DOT Tiger II Planning Grant
Federal Agency Name: Department of Housing and Urban Development
Grant Categories: Housing
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: FR-5415-N-12
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 14.704
CFDA Descriptions: Community Challenge Planning Grants and the Department of Transportation's TIGER II Planning Grants
Current Application Deadline: Aug 23, 2010
Original Application Deadline: Aug 23, 2010
Posted Date: Jul 30, 2010
Creation Date: Aug 03, 2010
Archive Date: Aug 31, 2010
Total Program Funding:
Maximum Federal Grant Award:
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
State and local governments, including U.S. territories, tribal governments, transit agencies, port authorities, metropolitan planning organizations (MPOs), other political subdivisions of State or local governments, and multi-State or multijurisdictional groupings.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Information not provided
Grant Announcement Contact
Questions regarding HUD's Community Challenge Planning Grant Program should be directed to HUD's contact is the Office of Sustainable Housing and Communities, telephone number (202) 402-5297 (this is not a toll-free number) For the hearing- or speech-impaired, contact the above telephone number via TTY by dialing the toll-free Federal Information Relay Service at 1-800-877-8339.

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